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Product name Mini Racer F-1 racing car sets
Description Item number 3360. The car sets contain six brightly-colored plastic racing cars in a cardboard blister package. The racing cars measure 3 inches long and 1 1/4 inches wide. Each car has the following: a number on the hood, two sets of wheels in the front and one set in the back, a silver engine, an air foil with a decal that reads “Fire Bird”, and a driver sitting in the seat. The label on the blister package reads in part: “Item No. 3360 ... Made in China.” 
Problem During routine testing of the cars by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, the wheels and axles separated, presenting a potential choking hazard to young children 
Distribution Imported by Crest Industries from China and distributed by McCrory nationwide. The racing car sets were sold at Britts, Elmore, McCrory, H.L. Green, Kress, McClellan, T.G. & Y., Silver, J.J. Newberry, G.C. Murphy, and some independent variety stores. 
Company McCrory Stores, York, PA and Crest Industries Corp., Deer Park, NY, 1-800–84-3704 
Dates sold November 1, 1992 and May 31, 1993 
Date posted 12/31/2001 
 

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