Target Recall Children's Frog Masks Due to Suffocation Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 21, 2011
Release #12-017
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Target Recall Children's Frog Masks Due to Suffocation Hazard

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Children's Frog Masks

Units: About 3,400

Importer: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.

Hazard: The plush frog masks lack proper ventilation. When secured in place across a child's face, it presents a suffocation hazard to the child.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves child-sized frog-themed animal masks. The plush mask is green with yellow and red highlights. There are two eye cutouts and a green elastic band with a fastener used to secure the mask at the back of the child's head. UPC code 06626491474 is printed on a label attached to the mask.

Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from August 2011 through September 2011 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take masks from young children and return the product to any Target store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Target Guest Relations at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.target.com

Picture of recalled Frog Mask

Picture of recalled Frog Mask

Picture of recalled Frog Mask