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Target Recalls Infant Girls Sandals Due to Choking Hazard

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.

Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sandal
Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sandal

Product Information

Name of Product: Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sandals

Units: About 51,700

Importer: Target, of Minneapolis, MN.

Hazard: The decorative plastic flowers can detach, posing a choking hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Target has received eight reports of the decorative flowers detaching from the sandals. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled infant girls sandals are white with decorative plastic flowers attached to the toes and sides. The sandals were sold under the style name “Aloma” in infant girls’ sizes 2 through 5. “Circo” is printed on the inside and bottom of the shoe.

Sold exclusively at: Target stores and Target.com nationwide from January 2011 to May 2011 for about $10.00.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the sandals and return them to any Target store to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Target Guest Relations at 800-440-0680 between 7:00am and 6:00pm CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.target.com

The Circo brand name appears on the bottom of the sandal
The Circo brand name appears on the bottom of the sandal

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on www.saferproducts.gov

About The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to: www.saferproducts.gov, call CPSC’s Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 800-638-8270 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov. To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to https://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.

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