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Dollar Tree Toys Recalled

Dollar Tree Toys Recalled



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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dollar Tree Stores Inc. is recalling about 147,600 toy drums and xylophones because the ball on the end of their drumsticks can break off and pose a choking hazard to young children.

The Chesapeake, Va.-based company has not received any injury reports linked to the battery-operated musical toys, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday.

Dollar Tree and Dollar Bills stores sold the multicolored instruments nationwide for $1 from March 2004 to January 2005.

The recalled toys, made in China, came in packages with labels reading "Light & Sound Musical Toy" and "Toy Tunes" on the top and "Try Me!" on the bottom.

Consumers are urged to take the toys away from children and return them to the store for a refund. More information is available by calling Dollar Tree at 800-876-8077.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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