Skip to main content

U.S. Divers and Aqua Lung Sport Brand Youth Snorkeling Masks Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Santa Cruz Jr. youth snorkeling masks sold under U.S. Divers and Aqua Lung Sport brands
  • Recalled Santa Cruz Jr. youth snorkeling masks have no production code on the edge of frame
  • Recalled Santa Cruz Jr. youth snorkeling masks do not have a production code.
Name of Product:
Santa Cruz Jr. Youth Snorkeling Masks
Hazard:
Notches in the tempered glass can cause the lens to break under certain water pressure, posing a laceration hazard to the user.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
March 07, 2013
Units:
About 130,000 units
Consumer Contact

U.S. Divers; toll-free at (888) 606-6162 anytime, or online at www.usdivers.com and click on "Recall Notice" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Santa Cruz Jr. single paned, tempered glass youth snorkeling masks sold under the U.S. Divers and Aqua Lung Sport brands. The masks were sold individually, with a snorkel or as a set with snorkel and fins. The U.S. Divers logo or Aqua Lung Sport logo is on the top of the mask as well as inset on the tempered glass lens. The tempered glass lens is also labeled as tempered. This recall affects all Santa Cruz Jr. Youth Masks manufactured before October 2011. Masks manufactured before October 2011 do not have a production code on the edge of the frame, near the nose pocket.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled masks and contact U.S. Divers for a replacement mask.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received nine reports of the lens cracking or breaking, including three reports of the minor cuts and scratches to the face.

Sold At

Academy, Dick's, The Sports Authority and other sporting goods stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other Internet retailers from March 2011 through July 2012 for about $10 individually and $30 as a set.

Importer:

Aqua Lung Inc. dba U.S. Divers, of Vista, Calif.

Importer

Aqua Lung Inc. dba U.S. Divers, of Vista, Calif.

Manufactured In:
Thailand
Recall number:
13-134
Choose Your Recall Emails Get Notified About Each Recall via Email.
About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
For lifesaving information:
SaferProducts.gov