MZB Recalls Children’s Watches Due to Risk of Skin Irritation

The case-back of the watch can detach and expose the interior to water, posing a risk of skin irritation, redness, rashes or chemical burns.

Recall date: August 05, 2015
Recall number: 15-207
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  • Generic watches in multiple colors and designs

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    Generic watches in multiple colors and designs

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Recall Summary

Name of product:

MZB Children’s “Light Up” Watches

Hazard:

The case-back of the watch can detach and expose the interior to water, posing a risk of skin irritation, redness, rashes or chemical burns.

Consumer Contact:

MZB toll free at (888) 770-7085 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.mzb.com and click on Product Safety Notice tab at the top of the homepage for more information.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

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Units

About 1.9 million (in addition, 58,000 were sold in Canada)

Description

This recall involves 303 styles of “Light Up” watches that are identified by style number. A complete list of the serial numbers is listed on the firm’s website http://www.regcen.com. The watches have a flexible plastic wristband sold in multiple colors including pink, pink with white snowflakes, green, blue and navy blue. “MZB” and the style number are printed on the case-back of the watches.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 11 reports of skin irritations or chemical burns. Six of these consumers have required medical treatment.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately take the recalled watches away from children and contact MZB for a refund.

Sold at

Kmart, Kohl’s, Walmart and other retailers nationwide from October 2012 through June 2015 for between $5 and $20.

Importer(s)

MZB, of Long Island City, N.Y.

Manufactured in

China

  • Generic watches in multiple colors and designs

  • Back of watch