Target Recalls Girls Shoes for Choking Hazard

About 51,700 <"">Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sandals are being recalled for choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.

The defective Circo Aloma Infant Girls Sandals were manufactured in China; imported by Target of Minneapolis, Minnesotta; and sold exclusively at Target stores and nationwide from January 2011 to May 2011 for about $10.

The decorative plastic flowers can detach, posing a choking hazard. To date, Target has received eight reports of the decorative flowers detaching from the sandals. No injuries have been reported.

The recalled infant girls sandals are white with decorative plastic flowers attached to the toes and sides. The sandals were sold under the style name “Aloma” in infant girls’ sizes 2 through 5. “Circo” is printed on the inside and bottom of the shoe.

Consumers should immediately stop using the sandals and return them to any Target store to receive a full refund. Target Guest Relations can be reached, toll-free, at 1.800.440.0680 between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Central Time (CT), Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s website at

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