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Product name Baby hammocks
Description The baby hammocks are 6-foot-long, mini-hammocks. They are woven from thin cotton strings with nylon end strings in solid or multi-striped colors. The label attached to the end loop reads, "WOVEN BY HAND AND MADE IN YUCATAN MEXICO." The model number for these hammocks is HA005. 
Problem Without spreader bars to hold the mini-hammock bed open, the mini-hammocks can suddenly twist around childrens' necks and strangle them. Also, infants sleeping on soft bedding can become wedged in positions in which they cannot breathe. 
Distribution Sold by Hamacas on their web site. 
Company Hamacas, Yelm, Washington; (360) 493-6600; Web site at 
Dates sold January 2000 through April 2000. 
Date posted 01/03/2002 

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