Target Children’s Tents Recalled for Fire Hazard
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on Tuesday announced the voluntary recall of 1,500 children's tents that were sold exclusively at Target stores and on the retailer's Web site.
The tents are part of the Circo Children's Space Camp Combo Pack, which was sold exclusively at Target stores and online at Target.com from September 2010 through October 2010 for about $25.
According to the CPSC, there have not been any injuries or incidents reported, but the floor of the tent failed a flammability test and poses a fire hazard.
The organization recommends that consumers immediately stop using the recalled tents, which were manufactured in Bangladesh, and return them to any Target store for a full refund or store credit. Target said that no receipt or proof of purchase is necessary to return a recalled product to a Target store.
Earlier this year, Target voluntarily recalled two types of belts due to the belt buckles containing excessive levels of lead, one of which was a Circo belt.
Target issued the following statement via e-mail. “Target is committed to both the safety and satisfaction of our guests. We work closely with our vendors, industry leaders, and the CPSC to ensure that the best products-in terms of both safety and quality-are on our shelves.
Target serves guests at 1,752 stores in 49 states nationwide and at Target.com. It is Minnesota's second-largest public company based on revenue, which totaled $65.4 billion in its most recently completed fiscal year.