Target Egg & Dino Toy Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Target Egg & Dino Toy Recall [US]Target recalls an estimated 560,000 Water Absorbing Toys due to risk of ingestion and consequential choking, GI blockage and intestinal obstruction hazards. CPSC:

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Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs, Easter Grow Toys and Hatch Your Own Dino Toys.

  • The Hatch & Grow Easter Egg Toys and Easter Grow Toys have model number 234-25-1200 on the back of the product’s packaging. The pink, blue, or purple Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs also include a white bunny, brown bunny or a butterfly.
  • Hatch Your Own Dino Eggs have model number 234-09-0016 printed on the label inserted in the products’ packaging. The Easter Grow Toys include a yellow chick, brown bunny, or white bunny.
  • The Hatch Your Own Dino Eggs are purple or yellow/green and contain one of eleven styles of dinosaurs.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Toys are pictured on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, 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.

Please note: due to the nature and composition of these Toys, ED physicians, triage nurses and other medical professionals as well as parents and other caregivers should be aware there is a real possibility that the Toys might not show up on x-ray or other diagnostic imagery.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Water Absorbing Toys, please do not use them nor allow your child to play with them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Target Stores at 1-800-440-0680 from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Central Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at and click on the “Recalls” link at the bottom of the page, then on “School/Stationery/Seasonal” for more information. You can also consult the “Product Recalls” tab on Target’s Facebook page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 17-133
Recalls Direct RIN: 8615-2017
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