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Target Recalls Toddler Boots Due to Choking Hazard


Recall Date: February 12, 2019

Recall Number: 19-062

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Cat & Jack Unicorn “Chiara” Boots

Hazard: The unicorn horn on the boot can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

Remedy: Refund. Consumers should immediately take the recalled boots away from 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, daily or online at and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page, then on “Clothing” for more information. Consumers can also click the “Product Recalls” tab on Target’s Facebook page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units: About 33,600

Description: This recall includes the Cat & Jack “Chiara” toddlers’ unicorn boots in sizes 5-13, and size 1. The boots are white with silver shimmer, include a white zipper, and white faux fur lining. The unicorn’s horn and inner ears are silver glitter and its eyelashes and nostrils are stitched and gray in color. At the base of the unicorn’s horn is pink, purple, and blue faux fur. The back and sides of the boots contain multi-colored stripes. The model numbers are located on the inside tag of the boot. The recalled model numbers begin with TARGET0930156XX, where XX corresponds to a specific sized boot.

Item Number Product Name
093-01-5653 Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 5
093-01-5654 Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 6
093-01-5655 Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 7
093-01-5656 Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 8
093-01-5657 Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 9
093-01-5658 Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 10
093-01-5659 Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 11
093-01-5660 Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 12
093-01-5661 Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 13
093-01-5662 Cat & Jack "Chiara" Boots Size 1

Incidents/Injuries: Four consumers reported the unicorn’s horn detached. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Target stores nationwide, online at, and on Google Express from October 2018 through November 2018 for about $27.

Manufacturer(s): Putian Licheng Phoenix Footwear CO., of Fujian, China

Importer(s): Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.

Distributor(s): 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.