Name of product:
Handheld Massage Pets
Hazard:
The massager's batteries can leak, posing a burn hazard or skin irritation to consumers.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
December 13, 2011
Units:
About 25,500
Consumer Contact:

For more information, contact Fourstar Group at (866) 290-6191 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.fsgrecall.com/massagepets.html

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves ladybug and bee-shaped "Massage Pet" handheld massagers. The ladybugs are red and black and the bees are yellow and black. The massagers measure 3 1/2 inches tall and 5 inches wide and were sold with two Kendal brand AA batteries. "Massage Pets" and "Dating code 1210A" are printed on the massager's hangtag along with UPC 0 49696 60453 6 for the ladybug and UPC 0 49696 60454 3 for the bee.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled massagers and return them to any BJ's Wholesale Club for a full refund. The firm is directly contacting consumers who purchased this product. The firm advises consumers not to touch the batteries or open the battery compartment.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received reports from five stores of the batteries in massagers leaking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At:

BJ's Wholesale Clubs from September 2011 through December 2011 for about $8.

Manufacturer(s):
Dongguan City Liwang Battery Co., Ltd. (battery), and Dongguan City Qingxi Shangpin Electrical Working Shop (massager), of China
Distributor(s):

Fourstar Group USA Inc., of Bedford Heights, Ohio

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
12-707