CPSC Recall - Issued 1/16/2013

Target Recalls Hand-Held Air Misters Due to Injury Hazard

Manufacturer: Target Corp
Product: Air Mister
Hazard: The Air Mister can shatter during use, posing an injury hazard.
Injuries: Target has received three reports of incidents of misters shattering, including one in which a consumer received lacerations.
Description: The recall is for hand-held devices designed to spray a mist for personal cooling. The Air Misters are 8 inches tall and hold 2 ounces of water at the “Fill” line. They are clear plastic cylinders with colored tops and bases. The tops and bases come in black, blue, green and pink. A nylon carrying strap is attached to the tops. Instructions for use are written in white lettering on the outside of the clear plastic cylinder.
Remedy: Refund
Sold At: Target stores nationwide from February 2012 to May 2012 for approximately $2.50.
Units: About 168,000
Consumer Contact: Target Guest Relations, at (800) 440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.target.com, click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page, and then select Sports, Outdoor & Recreation.
Company Website: www.target.com