The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued recalls on a couple of baby products sold by Target.
Check your tags; you may be eligible for a refund (and safer options for your baby).
Here’s what you need to know:
The Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper is a potential choking hazard.
According to the recall notice, “the heart-shaped graphics located on the knees of the romper can peel off or detach, posing a choking hazard to children.” The product has generated 40 reports of the hearts peeling or detaching, including one report of a child choking.
About 44,350 of these rompers have been sold, with the following product numbers (which are listed on the garment’s tag):
- 206-09-6476: Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – Newborn
- 206-09-6477: Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – 0-3 Months
- 206-09-6478: Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – 3-6 Months
- 206-09-6479: Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – 6-9 Months
- 206-09-6480: Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – 12 Months
- 206-09-6481: Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – 18 Months
- 206-09-6482: Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – 24 Months
The ‘Firefly Frank’ teether also poses a choking risk.
About 61,000 of these teething toys were sold in the U.S., and another 210 were sold in Canada, but Firefly Frank’s plastic wings can detach and pose a choking hazard.
According to the CPSC notice, manufacturer Battat received 14 reports of wings detaching, including one incident where a child choked on a broken wing piece.
If you have a recalled product, return it to Target for a refund.
You can bring these products to a store for a full refund. If you purchased these items at Target.com — or otherwise are unable to go in store — call 1-800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CDT to receive a prepaid return shipping label.
Target maintains a list of recalled products.
Visit the Recalls page at Target.com to browse a full list of recalled items that go all the way back to 2012.
Each listing has information about the recall — the risks, and what to do next.