Target Recalls 127K Halloween Window Clings Over Choking Hazard

One of the easiest — and less messy — ways to decorate for any holiday is to slap a few plastic clings to your windows, and if those decorations happen to include lights, even better. Except, of course, if you bought some of those products from Target, as the retailer has recalled 127,000 Halloween-themed LED gel clings. 

Target announced the recall of six different cling designs after determining that the products could pose a choking hazard to children.

According to a notice posted with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Halloween-themed LED gel clings can separate and expose the inner decal and LED/button battery compartment. If a child were to find the button, they could choke.

The recall covers six 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 clings — sold nationally from from Aug. 2016 to Sept. 2016 for $1 — feature a green skeleton, pink skeleton, purple spider, black cat, orange pumpkin, and black bat. The recalled products can be identified by the model number 234-25-0904 printed on the gel cling’s packaging.


So far, Target has not received any reports of injuries or choking incidents.

Customers who purchased the clings should remove them from areas where children can reach them and return them to Target for a full refund.

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