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Product name Wooden Clacker and Ride-On Toys
Description The clackers are made of three wooden star shapes, tied together, with the two outside stars painted red, white or blue. The center star and handle are made of natural wood. The toys measure about 6-inches long. The handle has a gold "Made in China" label and a white label reading, "Intended for Children over 6 Months of Age." The Ride-On Duck is a wooden duck-shaped toy with orange wheels and bill that measures 12-inches high by 20-inches long. It has a gold "Made in China" label on the bottom. 
Problem The wooden peg can come off of the Star Clacker toy and pose a choking hazard. The Ride-On Duck's wheel cap can break, allowing the wheel to come off and release small parts, also presenting a choking hazard to young children. The Star Clacker wooden toys, also do not comply with the Federal Hazardous Substances Act for design and construction of baby rattles, due to handle length. 
Distribution Star Clackers - nationwide at Pottery Barn Kids stores; Ride-On Duck toys - nationwide at Pottery Barn Kids, catalogs and Internet site. 
Company Pottery Barn Kids - 866-428-6467; web site - 
Dates sold Star Clackers - April 2002 through July 2002; Ride-On Duck toys - September 2001 through June 2002. 
Date posted 11/27/2002 

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