Target recalls 560K Easter, dinosaur toys due to swallowing danger

Friday, April 14, 2017 01:38PM
Hatch & Grow - Pink Easter Egg (Target)
Hatch & Grow - Purple Easter Egg (Target)
Hatch & Grow - Blue Easter Egg (Target)
Easter Grow Toy - Chick (Target)
Easter Grow Toy - Brown Bunny (Target)
Easter Grow Toy - White Bunny (Target)
The model number of the Hatch & Grow Easter Egg is located on the back (Target)
The model number of the Easter Grow Toy is located on the back (Target)
Hatch Your Own Dino Egg—Purple Egg (Target)
Hatch Your Own Dino Egg Yellow/Green Egg (Target)
The model number of the Hatch Your Own Dino Egg is located on the label (Target)
Target has recalled approximately 560,000 water-absorbing Easter and dinosaur toys due to the danger of children swallowing them.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says if the small toy is ingested, it can expand inside a child's body and cause intestinal obstructions, resulting in severe discomfort, vomiting and dehydration. It could be life-threatening.

The CPSC says surgery is required to remove the toy from the body, if ingested. They say there is a possibility that the toys might not show up on an X-ray.

However, no injuries have been reported.

The recall involves Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs, Easter Grow Toys and Hatch Your Own Dino. The toys were sold at Target stores nationwide from February 2017 through March 2017 for about $1.

Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs and Easter Grow Toys have model number 234-25-1200 on the back of the product's packaging.

Hatch Your Own Dino Egg has model number 234-09-0016 on the label inserted in the product's packaging.

The pink, blue, or purple Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs include a white bunny, brown bunny, or butterfly.

The Easter Grow Toys include a yellow chick, brown bunny, or white bunny.

The Hatch Your Own Dino Eggs are purple or yellow/green and contains one of 11 dinosaurs.
The CPSC says consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and return it to any Target store for a full refund.

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