Target has issued a massive recall over a water-absorbing egg toy that may harm kids if ingested. This recall involves Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs, Easter Grow Toys and Hatch Your Own Dino.
About 560,000 of the toys were sold at Target locations throuhout the U.S. Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs and Easter Grow Toys have model number 234-25-1200 on the back of the product’s packaging.
If the small toy is ingested, it can expand inside a child’s body and cause intestinal obstructions, resulting in severe discomfort, vomiting, dehydration and could be life threatening. Surgery is required to remove the toy from the body, if ingested. Medical professionals and parents should be aware that there is a possibility that the toys might not show up on an x-ray. h/t americasfreedomfighters.
The affected products were sold at Target stores from February 2017 through March 2017.
Authorities recommend parents take purchased toys away from their children and return them to a Target location for a full refund. The toys were sold for $1, and came in various colors and combinations.
Consumer Contact: Target at 800 440-0680 between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Sunday, online at www.target.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page, then on “School/Stationery/Seasonal” for more information, or the “Product Recalls” tab on Target’s Facebook page.