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Target Recalls Children’s Sitting Stools Due to Fall Hazard

  • Circo Chloe & Conner Collection Stool Packaging
  • Circo Chloe & Conner Collection Stool
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
Recall Date:
October 29, 2013
Units:
About 69,000
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."

Recall Details

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.

Remedy:

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

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.

Sold Exclusively At

Target stores nationwide from April 2012 through June 2013 for about $15.

Importer:

Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Importer

Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
14-006
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