Target Recalls Infant Girls Sandals Due to Choking Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 23, 2011
Release #11-257
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Target Recalls Infant Girls Sandals Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sandals

Units: About 51,700

Importer: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Hazard: The decorative plastic flowers can detach, posing a choking hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Target has received eight reports of the decorative flowers detaching from the sandals. No injuries have been reported.

Description: 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.

Sold exclusively at: Target stores and Target.com nationwide from January 2011 to May 2011 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the sandals and return them to any Target store to receive a full refund.

Consumer 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

Picture of recalled sandal

Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sand

Detail of recalled sandal bottom showing the "Circo" brand name

The Circo brand name appears on the bottom of the sandal