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Product name Toy Xylophones
Description The toy xylophone is white, rectangular-shaped with a green handle and multi-colored bars including, red, yellow, green and blue. A yellow button shaped like the face of a cat is on the front of the xylophone. The mallet sold with the xylophone is red with two round balls at either end of the mallet. Writing on the box reads, "BABY TOYS XYLOPHONE, TO HELP BABY LEARN AND DEVELOP, and MADE IN CHINA." 
Problem The red mallet sold with the toy xylophone can get lodged in the throats of young children, posing a choking hazard 
Distribution Sold in Dollar General stores nationwide 
Company Dolgencorp Inc., Goodlettsville, Tennessee; (800) 678-9258 
Dates sold July 1998 through October 2000 
Date posted 12/27/2001 

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