THE UNITED STATES – According to a safety report on posted bestlifeonline.com, two infant clothing items that are sold exclusively at Target stores have been recalled due to infant death by suffocation risks. Target issued a recall for its “Five Cloud Island Infant Rompers” and its “Cat & Jack infant-toddler one-piece rashguard swimsuits.” If you or a loved one purchased the clothing items from Target retails stores or any online retailer, immediately stop using the clothing and promptly return at a Target store near you.
On December 30, 2020, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a consumer product safety alert regarding Target’s Cloud Island infant rompers. The recall involved five rompers:
- Cloud Island Waterfront Baby Boutique Romper;
- Cloud Island Little Peanut and True Navy Rompers;
- Cloud Island Little Wildflower and Joyful Mint Rompers;
- Cloud Island Oh Honeybee and Pink Rompers;
- and Cloud Island Floral Fields and Mint Rompers.
Approximately 300,000 of these infant rompers were sold online and at Target retail stores across North America, beginning in July 2019 until October 2020. All five of the recalled infant rompers were retailed in sizes ranging from newborn to 12M.
On December 30, 2020, the CPSC issued another recall affecting a Target-related infant clothing item. The recall involves three types of Cat & Jack infant-toddler one-piece rashguard swimsuits:
- Summer Blue Lemon;
- Coral Icon Story Hawaiian;
- and Moxie Peach Lemon.
The recalled infant swimsuits were sold at Target retail stores and online starting in December 2019 until October 2020. Over 181,000 infant swimsuits are affected by the recall. All three infant swimsuits being recalled with sold in sizes ranging from 12M to 5T.
Both of the recalled clothing items were recalled due to potentially life-threatening choking hazards.
The CPSC reported that Target had received sixteen reports of the recalled rompers’ snaps “breaking, detaching, or missing,” which could cause an infant to choke or cut itself.
Target has confirmed it has received 27 reports of the bathing suits’ snaps “breaking or detaching,” which could present choking or laceration hazard.
Customers asked to return any of the recalled clothing immediately.
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