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Product name Air Powered Rockets
Description The blue, yellow and black GL-X200 Estes Air Powered Rocket Systems contains two blue rockets with yellow foam tips and are recommended for children 8 years of age and older. "ESTES AIR" is printed in black and white lettering in a 6-inch wide yellow oval on the front of the pump. Underneath the pump appears the words, "Made in China." 
Problem The rocket's foam tips can break off exposing sharp edges that can cause face lacerations or eye injuries to consumers. The rocket systems also have weak pump handles that can break during use, posing a risk of hand lacerations to consumers. 
Distribution Nationwide at department stores including Wal-Mart, Toys R Us, and Zany Brainy, as well as e-businesses, catalogers and hobby shops. 
Company Estes Industries - 800-576-5811; web site - 
Dates sold February 2001 through February 2001. 
Date posted 04/23/2002 

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