Target Recalls Hand-Held Air Misters Due to Injury Hazard

The personal cooling devices can shatter during use.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: January 16, 2013
Recall number: 13-097
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  • The Air Misters can shatter during use, posing an injury hazard.

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    The Air Misters can shatter during use, posing an injury hazard.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Air Mister

Hazard:

The Air Mister can shatter during use, posing an injury hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Target Guest Relations, at (800) 440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.target.com, click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page, and then select Sports, Outdoor & Recreation.

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Recall Details

Units

About 168,000

Description

The recall is for hand-held devices designed to spray a mist for personal cooling. The Air Misters are 8 inches tall and hold 2 ounces of water at the “Fill” line. They are clear plastic cylinders with colored tops and bases. The tops and bases come in black, blue, green and pink. A nylon carrying strap is attached to the tops. Instructions for use are written in white lettering on the outside of the clear plastic cylinder.

Incidents/Injuries

Target has received three reports of incidents of misters shattering, including one in which a consumer received lacerations.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled misters and return them to any Target store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Target stores nationwide from February 2012 to May 2012 for approximately $2.50.

Importer

Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured in

China

  • The Air Misters can shatter during use, posing an injury hazard.