Target Recalls About 43,000 Circo Booster Seats
August 6, 2009 - Target has recalled about 43,000 Circo Booster Seats due to fall hazard. The booster seat restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, allowing a child to fall from the chair and be injured. Target has received eight reports of the booster seat buckles opening unexpectedly, including three reports of bruises.
This 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 units were sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide from December 2008 through June 2009 for about $13.
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 target.com.
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recall product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09302.html.