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Product name “BooPumpkin”
Description This pumpkin-shaped item is approximately 2 inches tall. When the pumpkin is squeezed, a latex balloon in the shape of a ghost pops out of the top. 
Problem This Halloween novelty item has two components (a balloon and a squeaker) which could become detached and pose a fatal choking hazard to young children. 
Distribution Sold at retail stores nationwide. 
Company Easy Aces, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island, 1-401-272-1500. 
Dates sold Between August and November, 1989. 
Date posted 01/04/2002 

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