Target Recalls Eye Poking Sippy CupsMolly Thornberg
There is nothing like a sippy cup that pokes you in the eye, or wait I guess there is a sippy cup that will poke you in the eye.
Target announced a product recall for their Target Home Bunny Sippy Cup. These cute little bunny cups just didn’t take in to consideration little eye balls when in use. According to the product recall, the ear on the bunny sippy cup can poke a child in the eye area while using the cup for drinking, posing an injury hazard.
Target has received six reports of incidents where the plastic ear poked a child.
Here is the full product recall:
Target Recalls Bunny Sippy Cups Due to Injury Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Target Home Bunny Sippy Cup
Units: Approximately 264,000
Importer: Target Corporation; Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The ear on the bunny sippy cup can poke a child in the eye area while using the cup for drinking, posing an injury hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Target has received six reports of incidents where the plastic ear poked children during routine use of the product. Cuts and bruises were reported in three of these reports.
Description: The recall involves two styles of Target Home Bunny Sippy Cups. The cups come with handles on both sides in pink and blue, female and male. Each contains a corresponding white bunny head screw-on lid and one bent ear and one straight ear. The cups can be identified by imprints on the bottom: “TARGET 200020683″ for pink and “TARGET 200020884″ for the blue.
Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from February 2012 through April 5, 2012 for $3.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sippy cups and return them to any Target store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: 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 website at www.target.com
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