Target recalls thousands of ottomans over suffocation hazard

MINNEAPOLIS — Target has issued a recall for thousands of Room Essentials leather pouf ottomans because of a potential choking or suffocation hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the zippers can be opened by children who can potentially suffocate or choke on the polystyrene beads inside.

The Room Essentials leather pouf ottomans were sold at stores nationwide between June and August.

No injuries or incidents from using the product have been reported.

The recalled units have model number 249-19-1286 that you can be found on the seam of the product.

The model number should also be on receipts.

Customers can return the product to any Target store for a full refund.