Office of Children and Family Services

Important Product Safety Recalls

Target Recalls Water Absorbing Toys Due to Serious Ingestion Hazard posted 4/14/2017

Hatch & Grow—Pink Easter Egg


Hatch & Grow—Blue Easter Egg


Hatch & Grow—Purple Easter Egg

Easter Grow Toy—Chick

Easter Grow Toy—Brown Bunny


Easter Grow Toy—White Bunny

The model number of the Hatch & Grow Easter Egg is located on the back


The model number of the Easter  Grow Toy is located on the back


Hatch Your Own Dino Egg—Purple Egg


Hatch Your Own Dino Egg  Yellow/Green Egg


The model number of the Hatch  Your Own Dino Egg is located on the label

Recall Summary
Name of product:
Water-absorbing Easter and Dino toys
If the small toy is ingested, it can expand inside a child's body and cause intestinal obstructions, resulting in severe discomfort, vomiting, dehydration and could be life threatening. Surgery is required to remove the toy from the body, if ingested. Medical professionals and parents should be aware that there is a possibility that the toys might not show up on an x-ray.
Consumer Contact:
Target at 800- 440-0680 between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Sunday, online at and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page, then on “School/Stationery/Seasonal” for more information, or the “Product Recalls” tab on Target’s Facebook page.
Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product
About 560,000
This recall involves Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs, Easter Grow Toys and Hatch Your Own Dino. Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs and Easter Grow Toys have model number 234-25-1200 on the back of the product’s packaging. Hatch Your Own Dino Egg has model number 234-09-0016 on the label inserted in the product’s packaging. The pink, blue, or purple Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs include a white bunny, brown bunny, or butterfly. The Easter Grow Toys include a yellow chick, brown bunny, or white bunny. The Hatch Your Own Dino Eggs are purple or yellow/green and contains one of eleven dinosaurs.
None reported.

Consumers should immediately take this recalled toy away from children and return it to any Target store for a full refund.
Sold At:
Target stores nationwide from February 2017 through March 2017 for about $1.
Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.
Manufactured In:




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