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Product name Toy Cork Rifles
Description The cork guns are marketed in cardboard boxes which are labeled "F.J. Strauss Co., Inc., New York, New York, 10010." The cartons also are labeled with the trademark "Straco," and with "Western Double-Barrel Cork Rifle." 
Problem Children run the risk of serious eye injuries if they remove the gun's muzzle and fire toward their faces, an action which could drive two interior metal rods into their eyes. Some barriers may be positioned improperly, allowing the metal rods to project completely when the trigger is pulled resulting in injury to the child 
Distribution Sold at various retail stores 
Company F. J. Strauss Company, Inc. , New York, New York 
Dates sold  
Date posted 12/28/2001 

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