URGENT: Target issues recall of Target-branded sleep and activity trackers

Attention fitness fanatics or just people who like to track their steps.

Target Australia today has issued a recall on Target-branded sleep and fitness trackers due to “potential lack of insulation from charging contacts that may result in electrolytic action on skin surface. Regular use may expose the wearer to a risk of skin irritation/burn.” 

Target Activity and Sleep Trackers recalled

Which trackers have been affected?

Model number IR159S which were sold between July 2017 and September 2018 are currently the only ones affected by the recall.

target recall fitness tracker


Where are the trackers sold?

The affected trackers were sold through Target Australia and Target Country stores as well as online at

What to do if you have an affected tracker?

The company advises that customers who think they may be affected “stop using the product and return the product to a Target or Target Country store as soon as possible, where our team members will provide you with a full refund. A receipt is not required to obtain a refund.”

You can find your local Target store HERE.

If you are not sure or just want more information about the recall please contact Target customer service 1300 753 567 or visit

Read their full recall notice on the Target Australia Facebook page below:

Read their full recall notice on their website.

written by:

Jodie Humphries

Jodie is a beach-loving dog mum from the Mid North Coast of NSW now based in the Northern Beaches. She loves nothing more than to empower women to live a happier healthier lifestyle.