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Skippy Pool Toys Recalled

Date:
November 6, 2007
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Swimways
The Danger:
The elastic tongue of the fish can break and come out and cut children's hands when launching the toy.
Description:
This recall involves about 31,000 rubber pool toys shaped like a fish. The fish are blue, purple, or green and measure 8 1/2 inches long by 5 inches wide. A loop of elastic tubing shaped like a tongue comes out of the mouth of the fish and is used for launching the fish across the water like a slingshot. "WARNING. Do not aim at another person. Made in China" is printed on the bottom of the fish.
Sold At:
Mass merchandisers and independent pool supply stores nationwide from February 2007 through September 2007 for about $10.
What To Do:
Take the toy away from children immediately and contact Swimways for a free replacement toy. For additional information, contact Swimways toll-free at (888) 559-4653 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.swimways.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08065.html