Recall: Children's Plush Frog Masks from Target
On 2011-10-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Children's Plush Frog Masks from Target due to a potential suffocation hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2011 for about $1.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Target costume mask recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Children's Accessories category in 2011.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 440-0680
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What is the problem?
The plush frog masks lack proper ventilation. When secured in place across a child's face, it presents a suffocation hazard to the child.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at Target stores nationwide from August 2011 through September 2011 for about $1.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take masks from young children and return the product to any Target store for a full refund.
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
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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