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Product name Wham-O Water Wiggle Toy
Description This toy consists of a seven-foot plastic hose attached to an aluminum water-jet nozzle which is covered by a bell-shaped plastic head. The toy is designed to be attached to a garden hose for water fun. 
Problem The "Water Wiggle" can become dismantled by the bell-shaped head being removed or coming off. The exposed aluminum nozzle can become lodged in the child's mouth and cause them to choke, suffocate and/or drown. 
Distribution Sold in retail stores nationwide 
Company Wham-O Manufacturing Co., 835 E. El Monte St., San Gabriel, CA 91778; (800) 423-4592; (800) 423-4593 
Dates sold Sold over the past 17 years 
Date posted 12/28/2001 

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