This recall involves Vivitar Hot/Cold Massage Balls. The massage balls are teal, light pink or lavender and come in a package of two balls - one smooth ball and one with raised bumps. The name “Vivitar,” model number, date code, and UPC can be found on the bottom of the product packaging. The date code can also be found on the smooth ball. Model Number Date Code UPC F19-MB-TL MID# 1940918 681066474037 F19-MB-LP MID# 1940918 681066305645 F19-MB-LV MID# 1940918 681066182475
Hot/cold massage ballsAbout 60,000
Target stores nationwide from December 2018 through February 2019 for about $5.
Recall Date: Apr 4, 2019
The firm has received 84 reports of massage balls bursting during microwaving, including 17 reports of burns to various parts of the body.
Sakar International dba; Vivitar, of Edison, N.J.
Recall ID: 8527
Last Published: Apr 4, 2019
Emert Number: 19099
Emert Status: Announced