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Product name Happy-Mates Squeeze Toy
Description The following four "Happy-Mates" squeeze toys have been recalled: (1) orange lion's head with bow tie on orange handle; (2) yellow cat's head with bow tie on yellow handle; (3) green frog's head with bow tie on white handle; and (4) pink pig's head with bow tie on pink handle. All four squeeze toys have bulbous or flared ends measuring 3/4 inches to 1 1/4 inches in diameter and handles that are 2 3/4 inches long. Overall length of the toy is 5 inches. The toys are made of soft easily compressed plastic material and are packaged and sold under the brand name "Happy Mates." They are stamped "Taiwan" on the squeaky portion. The packaging bears the number H702. 
Problem These squeeze toys are small enough to lodge in the throat of a child and obstruct the airway thus causing choking and/or suffocation 
Distribution Sold in retail stores primarily in the northeastern states 
Company Electra-Plastics, Inc., Bldg. 305, Navy and Neptune Streets, Port Newark, NJ 07114; (201) 589-2525 
Dates sold 1980 through November 1982 
Date posted 12/28/2001 

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