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Product name "Jack-in-the-Box" Type Toys
Description Two designs of the "Jack-in-the-Box" type toys are included in this recall, both of which play "Pop Goes the Weasel" when the crank is turned. One is based on Dr. Seuss' Cat in the Hat, and the other is based on Ian Falconer's Olivia the pig character. The Cat in the Hat box is red, yellow and blue and has a black and white cat dressed in a red and white hat that pops out of a box. "CAT IN THE HAT" is written on the box lid. The Olivia box is black and salmon-colored with "CIRCUS" written around the top sides. The Olivia character dressed as a clown pops out. Schylling Associates Inc. previously recalled a Bear "Jack-in-the-Box" type toy in November with the same hazard. 
Problem The bead on the crank of the toy can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. 
Distribution Nationwide at specialty stores, gift shops, department stores and book stores. 
Company Schylling Associates Inc. - 800-767-8697; web site - 
Dates sold June 2003 through November 2003. 
Date posted 01/16/2004 

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