Recall: LED gel clings
On 2016-10-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding LED gel clings due to a potential Choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2016 for about $1.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn. led gel recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Toy Figures & Playsets, n.e.c. category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The gel clings can separate and expose the inner decal and LED/button battery compartment, posing choking and button battery ingestion hazards to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves six different Halloween-themed LED gel clings that come with two non-replaceable button cell batteries. The gel clings are for window use only and light up with a blinking light when you push on them. The six different gel cling designs are a green skeleton, pink skeleton, purple spider, black cat, orange pumpkin, and black bat. Model number 234-25-0904 is printed on the gel cling’s packaging.
These items were sold new+ at Target stores nationwide from August 2016 through September 2016 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 remove the recalled gel clings from areas with children and return them to any Target store for a full refund.
Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Sunday, online at www.Target.com and click on School/Stationery/Seasonal on the product recalls page for more information, or the Product Recalls tab on Target's Facebook page
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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