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Halloween Pumpkin Decoration Kits

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Mr. Potato Head "Make a Monster Pumpkin" and Mr. Potato Head "Make a Fireman Pumpkin" and Mrs. Potato Head "Make a Diva Pumpkin"

Units: About 97,000

Manufacturer: Paper Magic Group Inc., of Scranton, Pa.

Hazard: The pumpkin decoration kits contain small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled kits include plastic ears, eyes, noses, mouth, hands, shoes, hats, eyeglasses and jewelry that are used to decorate Halloween pumpkins. The recall includes Mr. Potato Head "Make a Monster Pumpkin" and "Make a Fireman Pumpkin" and Mrs. Potato Head "Make a Diva Pumpkin." The products are labeled for ages 2 and older. Products with small parts intended for children under 3 years old are prohibited due to a choking hazard.

Sold exclusively at: Target Stores nationwide from September through October 2006 for about $5.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these pumpkin decorating kits immediately and return them to the nearest Target store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Paper Magic Group Inc. toll-free at (866) 394-5047 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site.

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.

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