Electric blankets recalled, FDA cites burning risk

(CNN) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about Mighty Bliss electric heating pads, which have been recalled because of an injury risk.  

The recall covers more than half a million heating pads distributed between July 20-21 and July 20-22 and sold through Amazon and Walmart. 

The FDA says it has received 286 complaints about overheating, sparking, burning or other electrical problems. 

There were injuries in 31 of those cases. 

Consumers with these heating pads are advised to stop using them and visit the company’s website for further instructions.