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


Recall date: March 07, 2013

Recall number: 13-133


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.

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.

Consumer Contact:

U.S. Divers; toll-free at (888) 606-6162 anytime, or online at U.S. Divers - Explore the Underwater World! and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.

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.