WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Circo Rosette Bobbie Socks
Units: About 330,000
Importer: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The ribbon on the sock can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Target has received four reports of the ribbon detaching. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involves girls Circo bobbie socks. The socks were sold in packs of six (pink, purple, plain white and three pairs with a box), ranging in size from 6- to 12-months, 12- to 24-months and 2T to 5T. The socks are packaged in a green and white sleeve with a Circo-brand logo on the front.
Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from January 2007 to July 2008 for about $6.
Manufactured in: Hong Kong
Remedy: Consumers should take these socks away from children and return them to the nearest Target store to receive a full refund.