Customers complained about broken snaps from the clothes, posing a risk of choking, pinching, and laceration.
Retail giant Target has recently recalled almost 480,000 children's swimsuits and toddlers rompers over broken snaps concerns. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) report, the recall was announced on December 30, 2020.
#Recall: Approx. 299,000 @Target Cloud Island infant rompers. The snaps can break or detach from the rompers, posing choking, laceration and pinching hazards. Get refund. CONTACT: 800-440-0680 or https://t.co/MxlKzyn0Ub. Full recall notice: https://t.co/vUiM4yTuvF pic.twitter.com/41pVXf2b45— US Consumer Product Safety Commission (@USCPSC) December 31, 2020
The company received 16 complaints of broken snaps on the Cloud Island Infant Romper, specifically. An incident of scratch and another incident of a child being pinched were also reported. Almost 299,000 rompers were recalled following the complaints. The rompers were sold nationwide in the Target stores and online at Target.com, GoogleExpress.com, and Shipt.com from July 2019 through October 2020 in sizes newborn till 12 months.
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Recalled infant rompers include:
- The Cloud Island Waterfront Baby Boutique Romper
- Cloud Island Little Peanut and True Navy Rompers
- Cloud Island Little Wildflower and Joyful Mint Rompers
- Cloud Island Oh Honeybee and Pink Rompers
- Cloud Island Floral Fields and Mint Rompers
Details of the recalled clothing units and their item numbers are announced on the CPSC website.
A similar recall was announced on the same day on approximately 181,000 Cat & Jack Infant-Toddler One-Piece Rashguard Swimsuits. Target received 27 reports of snaps detaching, including one report of a laceration. The swimsuits, manufactured in sizes 12M-5T, were sold nationwide in Target stores and online at Target.com from December 2019 through October 2020.
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Recalled swimsuits include :
- The Cat & Jack Summer Blue Lemon
- The Coral Icon Story Hawaiian
- The Moxie Peach Lemon one-piece Rashguards
The item numbers are printed on the white tag inside the swimsuits. Details of the recalled products and their numbers are already announced on the CPSC website.
Consumers are advised to return all the recalled items for a full refund immediately.
To claim your refund, visit Target.com's recall page, or call Target at 800-440-0680 for any queries.
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