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Sunbeam Heating Pads Catch Fire, Class Says

MIAMI (CN) - Sunbeam's Soft Touch Heating Pad's defective design causes it to overheat, burning the user, burning the pad, and sometimes setting the pad on fire, a class-action complaint claims in Federal Court.

Sunbeam dba Jarden Consumer Solutions makes the pads with outmoded resistive wire technology, the complaint states.

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