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Recall: Hand-held Personal Water Mister / Air Mister

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On 2013-01-16, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Hand-held Personal Water Mister / Air Mister due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2012 for about $2.50.

About 200,000 units are involved in this Target air mister recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Hand-held Fans & Misters category in 2013.

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Hand-held Personal Water Mister / Air Mister
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Company Contact Information:

Website: www.target.com
Phone: (800) 440-0680

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What is the problem?

The Air Mister can shatter during use, posing an injury hazard.

Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

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.

These items were sold new+ at Target stores nationwide from February 2012 to May 2012 for approximately $2.50.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled misters and return them to any Target store for a full refund.

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.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Target has received three reports of incidents of misters shattering, including one in which a consumer received lacerations.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.

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