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Product name Blow-Gun Toys
Description The "Soft Shot Star Launcher" blow-gun toy consists of a white plastic tube and mouthpiece which measures approximately 29 inches in overall length. It is sold with three small cardboard targets and three orange darts molded of soft vinyl, each approximately three inches long. Model number 4990 is printed on the toy's package, although the toy itself and its components do not display any distinguishing identification. 
Problem The mouthpiece can separate from the plastic tube and lodge in the child's throat causing suffocation 
Distribution Sold in toy stores and other variety retail stores nationwide 
Company Western Publishing Company, 1220 Mound Avenue, Racine, Wisconsin 53404 
Dates sold Early in 1979 
Date posted 12/28/2001 

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