If you happen to depend on a therapeutic massage gun for candy reduction from sore muscle groups, you would possibly need to take a better have a look at your machine: One common mannequin was simply recalled attributable to a danger of overheating, which may pose burn and fireplace hazards.
On January 4, the US Shopper Product Security Fee (CPSC) introduced the recall of greater than 46,000 of Homedics’ Therapist Choose Percussion Private Massagers, which have been bought at main retailers together with Macy’s, BJ’s Wholesale Membership, Lowe’s, The Dwelling Depot, and Amazon. In accordance with the discharge, the corporate acquired no less than 17 studies of the machine overheating whereas charging—a problem that left one shopper with a thumb burn.
The therapeutic massage gun in query, mannequin HHP-715, is black and has “Homedics” printed on the aspect of the barrel. Solely gadgets with manufacturing dates in 2022 or earlier are included within the recall, per the discharge. (The 4-digit date code is positioned on the barrel and is formatted as WWYY. So, WW signifies the week, and YY the yr.)
In case your tension-relieving software checks all these containers, the CPSC urges you to cease utilizing (and charging) it ASAP and phone Homedics for a full refund or credit score in the direction of a brand new product. And even when your machine isn’t a part of the recall, it’s nonetheless a great (and protected) concept to do a fast contact take a look at whereas it’s charging—and ensure it’s not unusually scorching.