Recall: Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sandals
On 2011-06-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sandals due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2011 for about $10.
About 50,000 units are involved in this Target sandals recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Shoes, Booties, Socks & Slippers category in 2011.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 440-0680
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What is the problem?
The decorative plastic flowers can detach, posing a choking hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at Target stores and Target.com nationwide from January 2011 to May 2011 for about $10.
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 stop using the sandals and return them to any Target store to receive a full refund.
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
Target has received eight reports of the decorative flowers detaching from the sandals. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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