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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm listed below.

Units: 126,000

Manufacturer: International Playthings Inc., of Parsippany, N.J.

Hazard: Small parts on the vehicles can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: International Playthings has received one report of small parts detaching and (what happened?). No injuries have been reported

Description: The Viking Mini Chubbies are toy wagons, tractors, helicopters, cars, airplanes, and jeeps. The toys measure about 3-inches long and were sold in red, blue and yellow. Model numbers are printed on the bottom of the toy. Models included in the recall are AW01119, AW41111, AW61005 and AW81119.

Sold at: Specialty toy stores nationwide sold these toys from April 2002 through March 2003 for about $1.

Manufactured in: Thailand

Remedy: Consumers should contact the company for information on receiving a refund.

Consumer Contact: International Playthings toll-free at (800) 445-8347 anytime.

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

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