Baseball Gloves Recalled Due To Mold

By Bryan Mercer

GSP1251TG front and back

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July 12, 2011 Updated Jul 12, 2011 at 10:51 AM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) Mizuno USA Inc. has recalled about 131,000 Supreme Series and Ballpark Pro baseball and softball gloves.

Some gloves were found to contain 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.

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:

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 Code: 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 Code: 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 Code: 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 Code: 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 Code: N/A

Each product's image can be found in the attached photo gallery.

These products were sold at Walmart and Target stores nationwide from April 2010 through May 2011 for between $24 and $60.

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

The company can be reached at (800) 451-7913 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

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