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Target Recalls Bunny Sippy Cups Due to Injury Hazard

(Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission) (Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Name of product: Target Home Bunny Sippy Cup 
Units: Approximately 264,000 
Importer: Target Corporation; Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The ear on the bunny sippy cup can poke a child in the eye area while using the cup for drinking, posing an injury hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Target has received six reports of incidents where the plastic ear poked children during routine use of the product.  Cuts and bruises were reported in three of these reports. 
Description: The recall involves two styles of Target Home Bunny Sippy Cups. The cups come with handles on both sides in pink and blue, female and male.  Each contains a corresponding white bunny head screw-on lid and one bent ear and one straight ear. The cups can be identified by imprints on the bottom: "TARGET 200020683" for pink and "TARGET 200020884" for the blue.
Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from February 2012 through April 5, 2012 for $3.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sippy cups and return them to any Target store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.target.com.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12162.html

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

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