Hearing Lab Technology/Lucid Audio Recalls Children’s Earmuffs Due to Risk of Burns and Injuries from Ruptured Alkaline Batteries

Product name:

HearMuffs Sound Compression Earmuffs for Kids


The AAA alkaline batteries included in the recalled HearMuffs can rupture and cause hearing damage, projectile damage, and/or burns.

Retirement date:

September 08, 2022

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This recall involves four models of HearMuffs power earmuffs, active sound compression earmuffs with sound protection designed for children, that 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 are printed in original packaging. The recalled HearMuffs were sold in various colors and have a multi-mode power button to switch between Off, Active or Soothing mode. HearMuff is printed in blue letters on the recalled earmuffs. Only powered HearMuffs that use two AAA alkaline batteries are included in this recall.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled HearMuffs and contact Hearing Lab Technology/Lucid Audio to receive two replacement AAA batteries at no charge.


The firm has received 19 reports of broken batteries. No injuries have been reported.

Sold in:

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 $30-$40.


Auditory Laboratory Technology LLC/Lucid Audio LLC, of Fort Worth, Texas

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This recall was made voluntarily by the company, under the CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by companies that agree to work with the CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from the unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from incidents involving consumer products cost the nation more than $1 trillion a year. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

Federal law prohibits anyone from selling products subject to a recall ordered by the Commission or a voluntary recall conducted in consultation with the CPSC.

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