Target recalls half-million Easter toys; garbage disposals, Teavana tumblers recalled

Water-absorbing toys can cause life-threatening injuries if swallowed

SAN ANTONIO – Target has issued a huge recall for water-absorbing egg toys ahead of Easter Sunday after discovering the object can expand inside a child’s body, causing life-threatening conditions if ingested. The affected products were sold at Target stores from February through March.

The 560,000  toys include the Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs, Easter Grow Toys and Hatch Your Own Dino. The Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs and Easter Grow Toys have model No. 234-25-1200.

If swallowed, the swollen toy can cause intestinal obstructions and may require surgery. The Consumer Product Safety Commission warns the toys may not show up on an X-ray. No injuries have been reported.

Parents can return the $1 toys to Target. For more information, visit www.cpsc.gov.


More than 140,000 garbage disposals have been recalled after 22 reports of a metal component coming out of the disposal. In some cases, consumers were hit.

The disposals were sold under 10 brand names, including Moen, Kenmore, Frigidaire, Barracuda, Franke, Gemline, Kitcheneater, Luxart, Stream33 and Waste King. Model numbers can be found at www.cpsc.gov.

Consumers should contact Anaheim Manufacturing Co. at 1-800-628-0797, or through www.anaheimmfg.com, for a replacement.


Teavana is recalling thousands of flip tumblers, because they can leak hot liquid and burn consumers.

The 14-oz stainless steel tumblers are used to steep hot tea. They were sold from October 2016 through February 2017 for about $40. Consumers can return them to the store.


Thousands of Bosch solar panels mounted on homes and buildings are recalled, because they can overheat and start a fire.

The recall involves roof-mounted Bosch Photovoltaic Solar Modules with model No. c-Si M 60 NA30119.

Commercial installers sold them from October 2011 to May 2013 for about $300 per panel.

Homeowners should contact their installer to see if their panels are part of the recall. For more information: www.bosch-solarenergy.com, or www.cpsc.gov.


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