There were massage balls being sold exclusively at Target that are being recalled due to 17 reports of burns. The massage balls being recalled are Vivitar Hot/Cold Massage Balls and came in colors teal, light pink, and lavender.

Credit: Consumer Product Safety Commission
Credit: Consumer Product Safety Commission

The massage balls can be put in the microwave to be heated up but the Consumer Product Safety Commission says that they have received 84 reports of the ball "leaking or rupturing" in the microwave and 17 people being burned.

The massage balls were sold by Target December 2018 through February 2019. About 60,000 units were sold.

If you have purchased these massage balls you are asked to stop using them immediately. If you purchased the balls in the store you can call Target at 800-440-0680. Or if you purchased it online you can call 800-591-3869. You can return the massage balls to Target for a full refund.

You can find the specific model numbers of the massage balls being recalled HERE.


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