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PackTite™ Heating Units for Bed Bug Control

Description: This recall involves PackTite bed bug heating units sold with PackTite™ original bed bug treatment systems. Consumers place items for bed bug treatment inside PackTite's black canvas bag and turn the heater on inside the bag. The white heaters are attached to a black wire frame that fits in the bag. PackTite™ is printed in white on the bag. The bags measure 36 inches long by 19 inches wide by 24 inches tall. The recalled heaters do not have any visible text on the up-facing side of the heater casing, but they do have reset instructions on the underside of the heater. [Learn More]

About 9,000 units were affected by this recall.

PackTite™ Heating Units for Bed Bug Control
PackTite Recalls Bed Bug Heating Units Due to Fire Hazard

PackTite™ Bed Bug Heating unit. PackTite™ Bed Bug Heating Unit

PackTite™ Heating Units for Bed Bug Control Recall Information

Country of OriginUnited States
Recall Date12/10/2013
Recall ID1569
Recall Number14048
Product TypeElectric Heaters
HazardThe bed bug heaters can overheat, melt and cause a fire, posing a fire hazard.
InjuriesPackTite has received three consumer complaints of heaters overheating, melting and, in one case, the items being treated were singed. No injuries have been reported.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled heating units and contact PackTite for a free replacement heater
Remedy OptionReplace
ContactPackTite toll-free at (866) 520-7952 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. MT, by email at [email protected], or online at and click on Product Recall for more information.
Last Updated01/07/2015
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