Target recalls Easter toys due to 'serious ingestion hazard'

Target Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs with model number 234-25-1200 are recalled.

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  • Target is recalling water-absorbing toys due to an ingestion hazard
  • No injuries or incidents have been reported

(CNN)The retailer Target is recalling more than 560,000 water-absorbing Easter egg and dinosaur toys due to a "serious ingestion hazard," the US Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday. The recalled products include Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs, Easter Grow Toys and Hatch Your Own Dino Egg products.

If swallowed, the toy can expand inside a child's body and cause "intestinal obstructions, resulting in severe discomfort, vomiting, dehydration, and could be life threatening," according to the announcement. Surgery is required to remove the toy, the release said.
Easter Grow toys with model number 234-25-1200 are recalled.
Hatch Your Own Dino Eggs with model number 234-09-0016 are recalled.