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Product name Children's Expandable Enclosures
Description The manufacturers of the enclosures are Memline Corporation (under the name of Nu-Line Industries); WBI, Inc. (formerly Worldsbest Industries, Inc.); Paris Manufacturing Corporation; North States Industries, Inc.; Mapes Industries, Inc.; and Creative Playthings. The enclosures are constructed of criss-cross wooden slats, riveted together, which expand to form closed circular structures of varying diameters. 
Problem Children between the ages of ten and twenty-four months can climb upon the enclosures, and may slip and catch their heads/necks in the vee-shaped openings at the top of the enclosures, or attempt to crawl through and become entrapped in the diamond-shaped openings in the middle of the enclosures. The angles of the vee-shaped openings are sufficiently narrow so as to entrap the head/neck of a child, resulting in potential death by strangulation or other serious injury. 
Company Nu-Line Industries; (800) 558-7300. Wisconsin residents call (414) 842-2141. 
Dates sold  
Date posted 12/26/2001 

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