U.S. Divers Recalls Youth Snorkeling Mask Sets Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Costco

U.S. Divers has received reports of the glass lens cracking or breaking from water pressure.

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

Recall date: Tháng Ba 07, 2013
Recall number: 13-133
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  • Martinique Jr. single lens mask sold exclusively at Costco Wholesale

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    Martinique Jr. single lens mask sold exclusively at Costco Wholesale

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    Martinique Jr. single lens mask sold exclusively at Costco Wholesale

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Martinique LX Jr. Youth Snorkeling Mask Sets

Hazard:

Notches in the tempered glass lens on the mask can break under certain water pressure, posing a laceration hazard to the user.

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.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 44,000 units

Description

This recall involves Martinique Jr. single paned, tempered glass youth snorkeling masks sold in a set with snorkel and fins. The masks feature a silicone face skirt, strap and adjustable buckles. The mask is blue with a silver accent piece that frames the tempered glass lens. The U.S. Divers logo is on the upper bridge of the mask as well as inset on the tempered glass lens. The lens is also labeled as tempered. The buckles are each printed with the U.S. Divers “wave” logo.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received eight reports of the lens cracking or breaking, including four reports of cuts and scratches to the face.

Remedy

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

Sold exclusively at

Costco Wholesale stores nationwide from November 2010 through July 2011 for about $30.

Importer

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

Manufacturer

Aqua Lung Inc., of Vista, Calif.

Manufactured in

Thailand

  • Martinique Jr. single lens mask sold exclusively at Costco Wholesale

  • Martinique Jr. single lens mask sold exclusively at Costco Wholesale