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Product name “Cats Pajamas” and “Slugger Bear” stuffed animals
Description The “Cats Pajamas” consist of a stuffed cat covered with gray fur, a pink nose, plastic eyes, and dressed in a pink and white striped two-piece pajama set. The cat’s pajama top has a small pocket and two round white plastic buttons in the front. The cat was distributed in March of 1991. The “Slugger Bear” comes with a wooden bat attached to the sleeve of a purple jacket with red trim. The brown furred bear has a red and blue cap attached to his head with a yellow rocking horse printed on the front flap. The bear is wearing a red and yellow striped body suit that cannot be removed. The bear was distributed through November or 1991. 
Problem The Cat’s pajama buttons and the bear’s jacket snaps separated during tension testing producing small parts that could be a fatal choking hazard to young children. 
Distribution Cat was distributed nationwide. Bear was sold exclusively by F.A.O. Schwarz stores. 
Company North American Bear Company, Inc. at (312) 329-0020. 
Dates sold Cats Pajamas March 1991. Slugger Bear November 1991. 
Date posted 01/03/2002 

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