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Product name "Skippy" Pool Toys
Description This recall involves a rubber pool toy shaped like a fish. The fish are blue, purple or green colored and measure 8 1/2 inches long by 5 inches wide. A loop of elastic tubing shaped like a tongue comes out of the mouth of the fish and is used for launching the fish across the water like a slingshot. "WARNING. Do not aim at another person. Made in China" is printed on the bottom of the fish. 
Problem The elastic tongue of the fish can break and forcefully come out and cut the users' hands during launch of the toy. 
Distribution Mass merchandisers and independent pool supply stores nationwide. 
Company Swimways - 888-559-4653; Web site - 
Dates sold February 2007 through September 2007 
Date posted 11/07/2007 

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