RECALL: Halloween Pumpkin Decoration Kits Sold at Target Stores

Mr. Potato Head pumpkin decoration kits sold at Target stores are being recalled. The kits contain small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children.

The recalled kits include plastic ears, eyes, noses, mouth, hands, shoes, hats, eyeglasses and jewelry that are used to decorate Halloween pumpkins. The recall includes Mr. Potato Head “Make a Monster Pumpkin” and “Make a Fireman Pumpkin” and Mrs. Potato Head “Make a Diva Pumpkin.” The products are labeled for ages 2 and older. Products with small parts intended for children under 3 years old are prohibited due to a choking hazard.

The kits were sold by Target Stores nationwide from September through October 2006 for about $5.

Consumers should stop using these pumpkin decorating kits immediately and return them to the nearest Target store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Paper Magic Group Inc. toll-free at (866) 394-5047 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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