Target Expands Recall of Child Booster Seats Following Additional Reports of Falls

The booster seat’s restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, allowing a child to fall from the chair and be injured.

Recall date: June 15, 2011
Recall number: 11-248
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Circo Child Booster Seats

Hazard:

The booster seat’s restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, allowing a child to fall from the chair and be injured.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Target 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

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Recall Details

Units

About 375,000 (This recall was first announced in Aug. 2009)

Description

The expanded recall involves all Circo Booster Seats, including those sold as early as 2005. The plastic booster seats are blue with green trim and a white plastic restraint buckle. They attach to an adult chair to boost a child to a table. “Circo” and “Booster Seat” can be found on a green label located in the front of the booster seat.

Incidents/Injuries

Target has received 10 additional reports of booster seat buckles opening unexpectedly, including three reports of bumps and/or bruises when a child fell forward out of the booster seat, hitting an object or the floor.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled booster seats and return them to any Target store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Target stores nationwide from January 2005 through June 2009 for about $13.

Importer(s)

Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured in

China

  • Recalled Booster Seat