Toy Maracas Recalled

Date:
April 16, 2009
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Tupperware U.S. Inc.
The Danger:
The maracas can break and expose small parts, posing a choking hazard to young children. Additionally, the handle poses a suffocation hazard to young children.
Description:
This recall involves about 44,000 blue and red toy maracas with yellow handles. The maracas were used by Tupperware representatives during sales presentations. Cut-outs in the shape of stars, squares, and other geometric figures are located inside the maraca.
Sold At:
Tupperware's Holiday 2007 and Spring 2008 product catalogs from September 2007 through April 2008 for between $5.50 and $11.
What To Do:
Stop using the maracas immediately and return them to Tupperware for a refund or gift certificate. Maraca return forms can be accessed at www.tupperware.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09195.html

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