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Target recalling wooden toy vehicles due to choking hazard

Target is recalling about 495,000 Bullseye’s Playground toy vehicles due to a choking hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the wheels on the vehicles can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

The recall includes the Bullseye’s Playground toy vehicles. The vehicles were sold individually in stores and as an 8-pack assortment online.  The vehicles include a caboose, Santa in sleigh, ice cream truck/food truck, train, police car, fire truck, taxi, and digger. The item number, DPCI (model number), and UPC can all be found on a white sticker placed on the bottom of each vehicle. Item numbers included in the recall include:

  • Caboose: Item no. 89304, DPCI (model number) 234-18-0100, UPC 765940893043
  • Santa in sleigh: Item no. 89297, DPCI (model number) 234-18-0100, UPC 765940892978
  • Ice cream truck: Item no. 89298, DPCI (model number) 234-18-0100, UPC 765940892985
  • Train: Item no. 89301, DPCI (model number) 234-18-0100, UPC 765940893012
  • Police car: Item no. 89303, DPCI (model number) 234-18-0100, UPC 765940893036
  • Fire truck: Item no. 89302, DPCI (model number) 234-18-0100, UPC 765940893029
  • Taxi: Item no. 89300, DPCI (model number) 234-18-0100, UPC 765940893005
  • Digger: Item no. 89299, DPCI (model number) 234-18-0100, UPC 765940892992
  • Toy vehicles 8-pack assortment: No item number, DPCI (model number) 234-20-0189, UPC 765940893159

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and return the toys to any Target Store for a full refund.

There have been four reports of the wheels detaching including a report of a missing wheel when opened.  No injuries have been reported.

Target stores nationwide and online at Target.com from October 2018 through November 2018 for about $1 for individual vehicles and for about $8 for the 8-pack.

Consumers can contact Target at 1-800-440-0680 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. CT daily or online at target.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page, then on “Toys” for more information or the “Product Recalls” tab on Target’s Facebook page for more information.

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(Photo: Courtesy Consumer Product Safety Commission)
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