Notches in the tempered glass can cause the lens to break under certain water pressure, posing a laceration hazard to the user. The firm has received nine reports of the lens cracking or breaking, including three reports of the minor cuts and scratches to the face.
This recall involves about 130,000 Santa Cruz Jr. single paned, tempered glass youth snorkeling masks sold under the U.S. Divers and Aqua Lung Sport brands. The masks were sold individually, with a snorkel or as a set with snorkel and fins. The U.S. Divers logo or Aqua Lung Sport logo is on the top of the mask as well as inset on the tempered glass lens. The tempered glass lens is also labeled as tempered. This recall affects all Santa Cruz Jr. Youth Masks manufactured before October 2011. Masks manufactured before October 2011 do not have a production code on the edge of the frame, near the nose pocket.
Academy, Dick's, The Sports Authority and other sporting goods stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other Internet retailers from March 2011 through July 2012 for about $10 individually and $30 as a set.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the recalled masks and contact U.S. Divers for a replacement mask. Contact U.S. Divers by calling toll-free at (888) 606-6162 or visiting online at usdivers.com and clicking on "Recall Notice" for more information.
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