Vivitar has announced a recall of its Hot/Cold Massage Balls products. In the press release, issued through the Consumer Product Safety Commission, or CPSC, the company reveals that as of April 04, 2019, it had received 84 reports of the balls leaking after being microwaved. In 17 of those incidents, burns were reportedly suffered.
The massage balls were made by Sakar International and sold only at Target. Costing around $5 for a set of 2, the balls were on store shelves as recently as February.
The balls were sold in 2-packs of one smooth ball and one textured ball. Available colors included:
- Light pink
If you think you might have these in your home, check your packaging for the name “Vivitar” and your balls’ model number, date code, and UPC. Vivitar says the date code is reprinted on the smooth ball of the set.
The following model numbers are covered: