Mizuno baseball and softball glove recall

July 6, 2011 11:34:28 AM PDT
More than 130,000 baseball and softball gloves are being recalled because of potentially dangerous mold.

Mizuno USA Inc., of Norcross, Ga. is recalling 131,000 gloves because some gloves contained a variety of molds that could cause respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems, or in individuals who have impaired immune systems.

There have been no injuries or incidents reported due to the gloves.

The recalled items are leather Mizuno baseball and softball gloves sold at Walmart and Target stores nationwide from April 2010 through May 2011 for between $24 and $60. 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:

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

Model Description Date Code

Model GSP1251TG: The 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. Date codes: SV0910, SV1110, SV1210, SV0111, SV0311

Model GSP1300T: The 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. Date codes: SV0310

Model GSP1401TG: The 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. Date codes: SV0610, SV0910, SV1010, SV1110, SV0111, SV0311

Model MMX122P: The 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. Date codes: N/A

Model MMX115PWM: The 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. Date codes: N/A

Model MMX130: The 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. Date codes: N/A