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Product name Wooden Toy Cars
Description The wooden toy car is painted red, yellow, green, and blue. The sides of the car hold 26 wooden blocks painted with letters of the alphabet and pictures appropriate for each letter and two heart-shaped red blocks. The car also comes with a 12-inch white pull cord. 
Problem The glue holding the toy together deteriorates causing the hub caps, headlights, and blocks to separate. Young children could choke on the headlights and blocks or inhale the hub caps into their lungs, which could lead to death 
Distribution Nationwide by Benton-Kirby and Walter Drake & Sons mail order catalogues; Boardman’s (Small Wonders, Something Special, Small Delights), Odd-Job Trading Stores, J.D. Yeatts Imports, and Burton Distributors also sold these toys 
Company Etna Products Incorporated, New York, (800) 841-1007 
Dates sold 1994 through March 1997 
Date posted 12/31/2001 

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