Mizuno USA Inc. Recalls Baseball and Softball Gloves Due to Presence of Mold

About 131,000 Mizuno Supreme Series and Ballpark Pro baseball and softball gloves have been recalled after a variety of molds were found, which could cause respiratory or other infections in people with chronic health problems, or in individuals who have impaired immune systems.

Name of Product: Mizuno Supreme Series and Ballpark Pro baseball and softball gloves

Units: About 131,000

Importer: Mizuno USA Inc., of Norcross, Ga.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled items are leather Mizuno baseball and softball gloves. The gloves have a sewn-in white label on the heel of the glove with the words “Made in Vietnam” and the model number. Supreme Series gloves affected are further identified by the date code imprinted on the heel of the glove near the thumb opening. The following models are affected by this recall:

ModelDescriptionDate Code GSP1251TGThe glove is dark brown on the top and palm sides with a yellow wrist strap. The words “SUPREME SERIES” are stamped into the palm of the gloves.SV0910SV1110SV1210SV0111SV0311 GSP1300TThe glove is light tan on the top and palm sides with a dark brown wrist strap and dark brown bindings. The words “SUPREME SERIES” are printed in dark brown on the palm of the gloves.SV0310 GSP1401TGThe glove is dark tan on the top and palm sides with a brown wrist strap and dark brown bindings. The words “SUPREME SERIES” are printed in dark brown on the palm of the gloves.SV0610SV0910SV1010SV1110SV0111SV0311 MMX122PThe glove is dark brown on the top and palm sides with a dark brown wrist strap and dark brown bindings. The words “BALLPARK PRO” are printed in gold on the palm of the gloves.N/A MMX115PWMThe glove is tan on the top and palm sides with a light tan wrist strap and dark brown bindings. The words “BALLPARK PRO” are printed in dark brown on the palm of the gloves.N/A MMX130The glove is tan on the top with dark brown palm and webbing and tan wrist strap and bindings. The words “BALLPARK PRO” are printed in gold on the palm of the gloves.N/A

Sold at: Walmart and Target stores nationwide from April 2010 through May 2011 for between $24 and $60.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the gloves and contact Mizuno USA to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Mizuno USA Inc. at (800) 451-7913 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

GSP1251TG front and backGSP1251TG front and backGSP1300T front and backGSP1300T front and back GSP1401TG front and backGSP1401TG front and backMMX122P front and backMMX122P front and back MMX115PWM front and backMMX115PWM front and backMMX130 front and backMMX130 front and back

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