RECALL: Target Carts Due To Choking Hazard

Target is recalling about 18,500 activity carts because they pose a choking hazard to small children.

The recall affects “Little Tree Wood Activity Cart Toys.” The orange hubcaps on the wheel of the cart can detach, posing a choking hazard. Target has reported seven incidents of the hubcaps detaching. No injuries have been reported.

The recall involves Little Tree wooden activity cart toys. This is a multi-colored cart with an orange seat and a wooden tray. The cart has apple trees, a blue fence, and red, blue and green flowers painted on one side. The cart also has a wooden sheep, dog and horse affixed to that same side. The other side of the cart contains a board with multi-colored wooden magnets.

The carts were sold by Target stores nationwide from July 2006 through March 2007 and on from October 2006 through February 2007 for about $20.

Consumers should take the toy away from children and return the item to any Target store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT 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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