Target recalls baby, toddler outfits for possible choking hazard

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Target is recalling some rompers and swimsuits for faulty snaps that could come off and be a possible choking hazard.

The snaps on the Cloud Island infant rompers and Cat & Jack infant/toddler girls one-piece rashguard swimsuits can break or detach from the clothing, posing choking, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced.

Target also posted the recall notices on its website and Facebook page.

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About 299,000 rompers were sold and about 181,000 swimsuits were sold in Target stores and on Target.com.

Customers should return the clothing under recall for a refund. Those who made purchases online can contact Target to receive a prepaid return label. For more information, call 800-440-0680 for in-store purchases or 800-591-3869 for online purchases.

Target received 16 reports of snaps breaking, detaching or missing from the rompers, including one report of scratches and one report of a child being pinched. The rompers were sold from July 2019 through October 2020 for about $10 for a single romper and $11 for a two-pack set, according to a release from the commission.

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Target also received 27 reports of the snaps breaking or detaching, including one report of a laceration, involving the swimsuits, which were sold for about $15 from December 2019 through October 2020 in sizes 12M to 5T, the release stated.

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