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Chattem Icy Hot Heat Therapy Products

Audience: Consumers, healthcare professionals

[UPDATED 03/11/2008] FDA issued a Class II Recall of all Icy Hot Heat Therapy products.

[Posted 02/11/2008] Chattem, Inc. and FDA informed consumers and healthcare professionals of a voluntary nationwide recall of its Icy Hot Heat Therapy products, including consumer "samples" that were included on a limited promotional basis in cartons of its 3 oz Aspercreme product. The products were recalled because of consumer reports of first, second and third degree burns as well as skin irritation. All lots and sizes of the following Icy Hot Heat Therapy products were recalled:

Icy Hot Heat Therapy Air Activated Heat - Back
Icy Hot Heat Therapy Air Activated Heat - Arm, Neck, and Leg
Icy Hot Heat Therapy Air Activated Heal - Arm, Neck, and Leg single consumer use "samples" on a limited promotional basis in cartons of 3 oz. Aspercreme Pain Relieving Cream.

Consumers who have the Icy Hot Heat Therapy products under this recall should immediately stop using the products, discard them, and /or return them to the manufacturer.

[March 10, 2008 - Recall Notice - FDA]
[February 25, 2008 - Consumer Questions and Answers - FDA]
[February 08, 2008 - Press Release - Chattem, Inc.]