Walser Asia Pacific recalls seat cushions sold at Aldi USA

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Posted: Mar 17, 2016 11:35 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Walser Asia Pacific, a Hong Kong-based car accessories maker, is recalling a heated car seat cushion that could overheat.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted the recall on its website. The heated car seat cushion stops working or overheats. It could potentially cause a fire, according to the recall notice.

About 41,412 cushions are being recalled. They were sold at Aldi USA, which issued a recall on Feb. 11.

The cushions were sold under the Auto-XS brand name between Dec. 20, 2015, and Feb. 10.

Aldi said there have been five reports of the product overheating, but no injuries have been reported. Customers can take the cushions in to Aldi USA for a full refund.

Questions can be directed to Walser Asia Pacific LTD at 1-800-222-0999 or walseramerica@walser.net.