Target Recalls Almost 500,000 Wooden Toy Vehicles Over Potential Choking Hazard

Target is issuing a voluntary recall surrounding a choking risk associated with a specific brand of wooden toy cars.

A release published on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission‘s website reports that as of April 18, the retail giant is offering refunds on Bullseye’s Playground wooden toy vehicles, which Target sold in stores and on their website between October and November 2018.

The notice explains that although there have been no reports of injuries thus far, four cases have come in stating that the toys’ wheels became detached or were missing a wheel when opened, thus posing the potential choking hazard.

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Sold individually for around $1 per vehicle or $8 for the pack of eight, the toys included Santa in a sleigh, a taxi, a caboose, a police car and a firetruck.

“Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and return the toys to any Target Store for a full refund,” the CPSC’s website advised.

The full list of recalled items — along with their item numbers, DPCIs (model numbers) and UPCs — is below:

  • Caboose — Item #89304; DPCI 234-18-0100; UPC 765940893043
  • Santa in Sleigh — Item #89297; DPCI 234-18-0100; UPC 765940892978
  • Ice Cream Truck/Food Truck — Item #89298; DPCI 234-18-0100; UPC 765940892985
  • Train — Item #89301; DPCI 234-18-0100; UPC 765940893012
  • Police Car — Item #89303; DPCI 234-18-0100; UPC 765940893036
  • Firetruck — Item #89302; DPCI 234-18-0100; UPC 765940893029
  • Taxi — Item #89300; DPCI 234-18-0100; UPC 765940893005
  • Digger — Item #89299; DPCI 234-18-0100; UPC 765940892992
  • Toy Vehicles 8-Pack Assortment — Item # N/A; DPCI 234-20-0189; UPC 765940893159

The CPSC urges consumers with these toys to either call Target at (800) 440-0680 or click “Recalls” at the bottom of the homepage, then “Toys.”

Customers can also visit Target’s Facebook page and click on the “Product Recalls” tab.

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