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MZB Recalls Children’s Watches

Note: Firm no longer in business. Dispose of the recalled watches.

  • Generic watches in multiple colors and designs
  • Back of watch
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.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 05, 2015
Units:
About 1.9 million (in addition, 58,000 were sold in Canada)
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.

Recall Details

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.

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

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

Sold At

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

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

MZB, of Long Island City, N.Y.

Recall number:
15-207
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