Target Recalls Circo Booster SeatsAug 7, 2009 | Parker Waichman LLP
Target is recalling 43,000 Circo Booster Seats that pose a fall hazard. The booster seat restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, allowing a child to fall from the chair and be injured.
According to the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), the recall involves Circo booster seats with manufacture date codes XJ0811, XJ0812, XJ0901, and XJ0902. The plastic booster seat is blue with green trim and has white straps. The manufacture date code is printed on the backside of the seat next to the consumer warning information. “Circo” can be found on a label located in the front of the seat. The recalled booster seats were sold at Target stores nationwide from December 2008 through June 2009 for about $13.
Target has received eight reports of the booster seat buckles opening unexpectedly, including three reports of bruises.
Consumers should immediately stop using the booster seat and return the item to the nearest Target store to receive a full refund. 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 Web site at www.target.com.