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May 22, 2003

The Step2 Company Has Recalled Toy Drumsticks

The CPSC has released the following information: Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Toy Drumsticks

Units: About 800

Manufacturer: The Step2 Company, of Streetsboro, Ohio

Hazard: The tip of the drumstick can break off, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Step2 are aware of one incident where a child reportedly began to choke on the top of the drumstick. The child's parent performed the Heimlech maneuver to remove the small part.

Description: The drumsticks were sold with the Step2 Toddle Tunes Big Band Drum set, models 7135B2 and 7135KR. The drum sets are blue and yellow with music decals attached to the front. The word "Step2" is imprinted across the front of the drum set. The yellow and blue drumsticks are about 9-inches long.

Sold at: Toy stores and online retailers sold the drum sets nationwide from February 2002 through April 2003 for about $30.

Manufactured in: Korea

Remedy: Contact Step2 to receive a replacement set of drumsticks.

Consumer Contact: The Step2 Company at (800) 347-8372 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Media Contact: Dotti Foltz at (330) 656-0440.

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