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Product name Pokemon Ball
Description The Pokemon balls are plastic ball-shaped containers between 2 inches and 3 inches in diameter. They pull apart to reveal one of 57 different Pokemon toys inside. The balls were distributed in a variety of colors including red and white, and hot pink. 
Problem The balls may pose a suffocation hazard to children under three years of age. Either half of the Pokemon ball can become stuck on a child’s face, covering the nose and mouth. 
Distribution Burger King kids meals 
Company Burger King Corporation; Burger King Contact: Kim Miller or Charles Nicolas (305) 378-7277 
Dates sold December 1999 
Date posted 12/28/2001 

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