Washington, 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. Childrens’ Travel Cases recalled by Target due to lead paint violation.
It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Circo 17” Children’s Travel Cases
Units: About 139,000 units
Importer: Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, MN.
Hazard: The surface coating on the travel cases contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: The Circo brand label is found on the fabric handle attached to the top of the travel case. The girls’ version has a heart/butterfly/daisy pattern on either a pink or teal background with a plush butterfly attached to the zipper pull. The boys’ version has a pattern of three jet planes in red/blue/green on a red or blue airplane-patterned background with a blue plush jet plane attached to the zipper pull. Travel cases covered by this recall include:
|Style Description||UPC Number||Date Codes*|
|Circo girls’ 17” travel case – pink or teal||618842135844||Beginning with 01/11 thru 08/11|
|Circo boys’ 17” travel case – red or blue||618842135868||Beginning with 01/11 thru 08/11|
*Date codes can be found on either the round Circo hang tag underneath the UPC bar code or on the second white tag sewn inside the cover of the zippered main compartment of the travel case.
Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide and Target.com from April 2011 through August 2011 for approximately $21.00.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the product immediately and return it to any Target store for a refund.
Customer contact: For additional information, contact Target 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 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.
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