October 21, 2011: Target Recalls Children's Frog Masks
About 3,400 children’s frog masks have been recalled due to suffocation hazards.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minnesota, has recalled about 3,400 children’s frog masks. The plush frog masks lack proper ventilation. When secured in place across a child’s face, it presents a suffocation hazard to the child. No injuries have been reported.
Do You 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. The masks sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide from August 2011 through September 2011 for about $1.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately take masks from young children and return the product to any Target store for a full refund. For additional information, contact Target Guest Relations at (800) 440-0680 between 7 AM and 6 PM CST, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.target.com.
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