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Hearing Lab Technology/Lucid Audio of Fort Worth, Texas is recalling about 31,150 sets of Children’s HearMuffs sound compression ear muffs.
The HearMuffs' AAA alkaline batteries can rupture, posing hearing, projectile and/or burn injury.
The firm has received 19 reports of rupturing batteries, but no injuries.
This recall involves four models of powered HearMuffs, sound protection active sound compression ear muffs designed for children, which use AAA alkaline batteries.
Models included in the recall are LA-infant-AM-WH, LA-infant-ASM-WH, LA-infant-ASM-WHPlus, and LA-kids-AM-WH which is printed on the original packaging.
The recalled product was sold in multiple colors and has a multi-mode power button to switch from Off, Active or Soothe Mode. HearMuff is printed in blue lettering on the recalled ear muffs.
Only powered HearMuffs that use two AAA Alkaline batteries are included in this recall.
The Hearmuffs, manufactured in China, were sold at Sam’s Club, Kroger and other stores nationwide and online at www.samsclub.com and www.kroger.com from January 2018, through December 2021, for between $30 and $40.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled HearMuffs and contact Hearing Lab Technology/Lucid Audio to receive two new replacement AAA batteries free of charge.
Consumers may contact Hearing Lab Technology/Lucid Audio toll-free at (833) 408-0479 Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CT), or online at https://www.recallrtr.com/hearmuffs for more information.