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Target recalls Cat & Jack baby rompers due to choking hazard

Target is recalling about 44,350 Cat & Jack baby heart ears rompers due to a choking hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the heart-shaped graphics located on the knees of the romper can peel off or detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

This recall involves Cat & Jack Baby Heart Ears Rompers.  The rompers were sold in sizes newborn to 24M.  They 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:

Product Numbers Description
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.

The firm has received 40 reports of the hearts peeling or detaching, including one report of a child choking

The baby rompers were sold at Target stores nationwide and online at Target.com from November 2020 through February 2021 for about $13.

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

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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