Target recalling nearly 500,000 toy cars due to choking hazard

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WASHINGTON — Parents of toddlers, it's time to check your child's toy box.

Target announced last week that it is voluntarily recalling 495,000 wooden toy vehicles over possible choking risks.

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According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the recall includes eight Bullseye's Playground toys whose wheels "can detach, posing a choking hazard to children." The toys were sold individually for about $1 each at Target stores nationwide and in eight-pack assortments for about $8 each on the retailer's website in October and November.

The recalled items include the following:

  • Caboose with item No. 89304, DPCI 234-18-0100 and UPC 765940893043
  • Santa in sleigh with item No. 89297, DPCI 234-18-0100 and UPC 765940892978
  • Ice cream truck/food truck with item No. 89298, DPCI 234-18-0100 and UPC 765940892985
  • Train with item No. 89301, DPCI 234-18-0100 and UPC 765940893012
  • Police car with item No. 89303, DPCI 234-18-0100 and UPC 765940893036
  • Firetruck with item No. 89302, DPCI 234-18-0100 and UPC 765940893029
  • Taxi with item No. 89300, DPCI 234-18-0100 and UPC 765940893005
  • Digger with item No. 89299, DPCI 234-18-0100 and UPC 7659408929
  • Toy Vehicles 8-Pack Assortment with DPCI 234-20-0189 and UPC 765940893159

"Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and return the toys to any Target store for a full refund," the CPSC said.

Officials are not aware of any injuries caused by the products.

For more information, call Target at 1-800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT daily, visit the retailer's "Recalls" page or visit the "Product Recalls" tab of Target's Facebook page.

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