|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 23, 2011
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Target Recalls Infant Girls Sandals Due to Choking 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.
Name of Product: Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sandals
Units: About 51,700
Importer: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.
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.
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 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.target.com
Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sand
The Circo brand name appears on the bottom of the sandal
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