NOTTINGHAM, MD—Target is recalling around 44,000 baby rompers that were sold online and at stores nationwide due to a choking hazard.
The recall involves Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Rompers that were sold in sizes newborn to 24M from November 2020 through February 2021 for about $13.
The company says that the heart-shaped graphics located on the knees of the romper can peel off or detach, posing a choking hazard to children. Target has received 40 reports of the hearts peeling or detaching, including one report of a child choking.
The rompers have gray knit fabric with red trim on the wrists, ankles and pockets, red hearts on the knees and the hood, red and white-striped lining inside the hood and snaps on the legs. The product item number is printed on the white tag inside of the romper. Rompers with the following product item numbers are included in the recall:
|206-09-6476||Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – Newborn|
|206-09-6477||Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – 0-3 Months|
|206-09-6478||Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – 3-6 Months|
|206-09-6479||Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – 6-9 Months|
|206-09-6480||Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – 12 Months|
|206-09-6481||Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – 18 Months|
|206-09-6482||Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Romper – 24 Months|
Consumers should immediately take the recalled rompers away from children and return them to any Target Store for a full refund. Consumers who purchased the romper on Target.com can contact Target to receive a prepaid return label to return the romper.
Questions can be directed to Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT.