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Target Recalls Children’s Sitting Stools Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Circo-brand Chloe and Conner Sitting Stools

Hazard: The stabilizing bar can crack and cause the stool to collapse, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Target Guest Relations at (800) 440-0680 anytime or email guest.relations@target.com. For additional information, consumers can visit www.target.com
and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page and then select “Children’s & Baby Products.”
Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Target-Recalls-Childrens-Sitting-Stools/

Recall Details

Units: About 69,000

Description: This recall involves children’s sitting stool, sold as part of the Circo-brand Chloe & Conner Collection. Assembled stools measure 11 inches tall by 11 inches wide by 11 inches deep. The painted wood stools were sold in red, white, navy and pink. Item numbers 249200218 (red), 249200207 (white), 249200217 (navy), 249200208 (pink) are printed on a sticker on the underside of the stools.

Incidents/Injuries: Target has received seven reports of the stools breaking or collapsing and causing a child to fall. In five of the reported incidents, bumps, bruises and cuts were reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the stool and return it to a Target store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from April 2012 through June 2013 for about $15.

Importer: Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufacturer: L. Powell Acquisition Corporation, of Culver City, Calif.

Manufactured in: China

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Recall Date: October 29, 2013
Recall Number: 14-007

BreathableBaby Recalls Wearable Blanket Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.


Recall Summary

Name of Product: BreathableSack wearable blanket for infants

Hazard: The zipper pull tabs and sliders can detach posing a choking hazard to infants.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: BreathableBaby toll-free at (877) 827-4442 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday or online at www.breathablebaby.com and click on Recall Information.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/BreathableBaby-Recalls-Wearable-Blanket/

Recall Details

Units: About 15,000

Description: The BreathableBaby BreathableSacks are sleeveless, wearable blankets. They come in two sizes: small (10-18 pounds) and medium (16-24 pounds) and come in three colors: kiwi Whoo, pink Hip, and blue Splash. There is one animal stitched on the left chest of each blanket of an owl, hippo or elephant. Only BreathableSacks from Lot No. 124 with a manufacture date of 04/17/2012 are included in the recall. A tag sewn inside the recalled units where the infant’s right foot would be located states the “Date of Manufacture: 04/17/2012, Lot No. 124,” along with the washing instructions on the back of the tag.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the BreathableSacks from Lot No. 124 and contact BreathableBaby to request a replacement garment.

Sold at: Various stores and online retailers, and at www.breathablebaby.com, nationwide from June 2012 to August 2013 for about $20.

Importer: BreathableBaby LLC, of Minnetonka, Minn.

Manufactured in: China
 
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