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Aug 8, 2000

K-Mart Recalls Children's Swim Masks

Swim Mask RecalledTroy, MI (SafetyAlerts) - Kmart Corp. is recalling about 85,550 "Splash Club" swim masks for children. The mask's glass lens can break into sharp pieces, causing lacerations to a child's face, eyes or hands.

Kmart has received one report of the glass lens shattering. No injuries have been reported.

The "Splash Club" Aquatic Child's Swim Mask is made of either purple, aqua or lime-green plastic. It has a clear glass lens and an adjustable head strap. "Tempered Splash Club Glass" is written on the mask. The mask is packaged in clear plastic with a cardboard insert labeled "Splash Club Aquatic Child's Swim Mask." The following UPC code is on the package: 072000 72970 0. The mask was made in China.

Kmart and Super Kmart stores nationwide sold the swim masks from February 2000 to July 2000 for about $3.

Consumers should stop using these swim masks immediately and return them to the nearest Kmart or Super Kmart store for a refund. For more information, consumers should call Kmart at (800) 63KMART anytime.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers August 8, 2000.

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