US Recall: Toy Guns Sold at Dollar General

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Dollar General and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission CPSC) have announced a voluntary recall of the Special Forces and Police SWAT Toy Gun Sets.

The orange tips located at the end of the toy guns’ barrels, which are designed to distinguish them from real guns, can easily be removed from the barrels, posing a choking hazard to children.

About 9,600 units of these toy guns, made in China, are affected. So far, no incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall includes a Special Forces Weapons and Accessories Set and a SWAT Police Play Equipment Set. Each set includes two toy guns and related accessories. The number 48JQH09 is printed on the right side of the larger gun included in the recalled sets.

Sold at: Dollar General stores in 35 states from September 2009 through October 2009 for about $5.

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy guns away from children and return them to any Dollar General for a full refund or a replacement product.

For additional information, contact Dollar General Corp. at (800) 678-9258 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.dollargeneral.com

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