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Hearing Lab Technology/Lucid Audio Recalls Children’s HearMuffs Due to Burn and Injury Hazards from Rupturing Alkaline Batteries

  • Recalled Children’s HearMuffs
  • Recalled Children’s HearMuffs
  • Recalled Children’s HearMuffs
  • Recalled HearMuffs label
  • Recalled HearMuffs label
Name of Product:
Children’s HearMuffs sound compression ear muffs
Hazard:

The AAA alkaline batteries included in the recalled HearMuffs can rupture, posing hearing, projectile and/or burn injury. 

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
September 08, 2022
Units:

About 31,150

Consumer Contact

Hearing Lab Technology/Lucid Audio toll-free at 833-408-0479 Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, or  online at https://www.recallrtr.com/hearmuffs or at www.lucidaudio.com then click on “Recall” at the top of the page for more information.

 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves four models of powered HearMuffs, sound protection active sound compression ear muffs designed for children, which use AAA alkaline batteries. Models included in the recall are LA-infant-AM-WH, LA-infant-ASM-WH, LA-infant-ASM-WHPlus, and LA-kids-AM-WH which is printed on the original packaging. The recalled HearMuffs were sold in multiple colors and have a multi-mode power button to switch from Off, Active or Soothe Mode. HearMuff is printed in blue lettering on the recalled ear muffs. Only powered HearMuffs which use two AAA Alkaline batteries are included in this recall.

 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled HearMuffs and contact Hearing Lab Technology/Lucid Audio to receive two new replacement AAA batteries free of charge.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 19 reports of rupturing batteries.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Sam’s Club, Kroger and other stores nationwide and online at www.samsclub.com and www.kroger.com from January 2018 through December 2021 for between $30 and $40.
Importer(s):

Hearing Lab Technology LLC/Lucid Audio LLC, of Fort Worth, Texas

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
22-217
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