Target, CPSC Recalls Circo Children’s Travel Cases for Lead Paint Violations

12/28/2011 // WPB, FL, USA // Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Minneapolis, MN — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Target Corporation have voluntarily recalled Circo 17” Children’s Travel Cases for violations of the federal lead paint standard. The CPSC announced the product recall on December 22, 2011.

The product recall was issued after discovering that the surface coating on the travel cases contains excessive levels of lead, which is a violation of the federal lead paint standard.

“The Circo brand label is found on the fabric handle attached to the top of the travel case. The girls’ version has a heart/butterfly/daisy pattern on either a pink or teal background with a plush butterfly attached to the zipper pull. The boys’ version has a pattern of three jet planes in red/blue/green on a red or blue airplane-patterned background with a blue plush jet plane attached to the zipper pull,” the CPSC reported.

The following travel cases are included in this recall:

• Style: Circo girls’ 17” travel case – pink or teal

• UPC: 618842135844

• Date Codes: Beginning with 01/11 thru 08/11

• Style: Circo boys’ 17” travel case – red or blue

• UPC: 618842135868

• Date Codes: Beginning with 01/11 thru 08/11

Consumers are advised to return the defective product to any Target store for a full refund.

For more information concerning the product recall, consumers can contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit

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