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Target Recalls Halloween LED Gel Clings Due to Choking and Button Battery Ingestion Hazards


Recall date: October 20, 2016

Recall number: 17-020

Recall Summary

Name of product: LED gel clings

Hazard: The gel clings can separate and expose the inner decal and LED/button battery compartment, posing choking and button battery ingestion hazards to children.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately remove the recalled gel clings from areas with children and return them to any Target store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Sunday, online at and click on “School/Stationery/Seasonal” on the product recalls page for more information, or the “Product Recalls” tab on Target’s Facebook page.

Recall Details

Units: About 127,000

Description: This recall involves six different Halloween-themed LED gel clings that come with two non-replaceable button cell batteries. The gel clings are for window use only and light up with a blinking light when you push on them. The six different gel cling designs are a green skeleton, pink skeleton, purple spider, black cat, orange pumpkin, and black bat. Model number 234-25-0904 is printed on the gel cling’s packaging.

Product Model Number Color/Description Size
LED Gel Cling 234-25-0904 Green Skeleton 3”(L) x 2”(W) x .5”(H)
LED Gel Cling 234-25-0904 Pink Skeleton 3”(L) x 2”(W) x .5”(H)
LED Gel Cling 234-25-0904 Purple Spider 2”(L) x 4”(W) x .5”(H)
LED Gel Cling 234-25-0904 Purple and Black Cat 2”(L) x 2.75”(W) x .5”(H)
LED Gel Cling 234-25-0904 Orange and Black Pumpkin 2.75”(L) x 2.5(W) x .5”(H)
LED Gel Cling 234-25-0904 Green and Black Bat 2”(L) x 4”(W) x .5”(H)

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold Exclusively At: Target stores nationwide from August 2016 through September 2016 for about $1.

Importer: Target Corp. of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufactured In: China

Author: Marianne Halterman

Marianne is a member of the SafeKids Coalition of the Central Shenandoah Valley. is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.