Thursday, March 3, 2011
Consumer Alert: Target Recalls Circo Beaded Curtains
The U.S. Consumer and Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Target, have released a voluntary recall on Circo brand beaded door curtains due to strangulation reports. Approximately 79,000 Circo beaded door curtains are included in the voluntary recall.
The Circo Pink door curtain (shown here) comes with a set of two curtains, each of which is 12 inches wide and 72 inches long. There is a warning label on the package that includes, “Not for use near cribs or playpens...” with another warning label reading, “Do not tie bottom to form loops.”
The Circo beaded curtains were sold nationwide exclusively at Target Corporation stores for $15 and at Target.com for $13 from February 2009 through May 2010. Consumers are urged to immediately take down the curtains and contact the FAB/Starpoint (manufacturer of the product) for a full refund. To contact the FAB/Starpoint for additional information or for a refund call toll-free at (888) 333-2684.