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COMPANY RECALLS PULL TOYS, LIQUID TIMERS AND PAPER WEIGHTS

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Four Seasons General Merchandise of Vernon, Calif., is recalling 4,800 Pull-A-Long Wooden Snail pull toys, 1,800 Water Timers (two models) and 864 paper weights.

The pull toy is made of small parts that could choke a child. The Magic Diamond paper weight and liquid timer contain ethylene glycol and petroleum distillates, considered combustible and hazardous to children if they're ingested.The Pull-A-Long Wooden Snail is a set of three wooden pull toys, one of which measures 3.7 inches long. The second is 3.25 inches long and the third is 2.5 inches long. Each of the snails has a straight wood base and round, peg-like wooden wheels. The two larger snails have wooden heads and red antennae. The smallest snail has a red head and wooden antennae. The toys are packaged with nine red, green, blue and natural wooden disks that range in size from 1.25 to 2.5 inches in diameter. The disks can be stacked on a peg on the snails' backs to form a shell.

The water timers were sold in two models. The Trio Water Timer, model #3491, has three separate plastic tubes, each measuring five inches tall and 1.5 inches in diameter, which are divided into two compartments by clear plastic shelves. The base and top of the timer are pink and yellow plastic. When the timer is turned upside down, liquid flows between the two compartments through a spout in the center divider. The center tube contains a pink honey-like substance, and the outer tubes contain either a green or blue liquid. Some of the Trio Timers come with figures of a basketball, soccer ball, baseball and football attached to spinning wheels inside the tubes.

Water Timer, model #3494, has two separate rectangular cells that each measure 4.75 inches tall and 1.5 inches wide and contain either red or blue liquid. A clear plastic spout divides each cell into two compartments. Each compartment contains a yellow plastic wheel with a black and white spiral design on the outside. When the timer is turned upside down, the colored liquids fall through the spout and spin the wheels. The timers come in a blue and white polka-dot cardboard box with double windows on one side. The box has blue letters that read "WATER TIMER, MADE IN TAIWAN."

The Magic Diamond paper weight is made of clear plastic and measure 3.5 inches in diameter. The paper weight is filled with clear liquid petroleum distillates and several pieces of iridescent paper.

Consumer who purchased these items should take them away from young children and return them to the place where they bought them for a full refund. Or mail them to Four Seasons General Merchandise, 2801 E. Vernon Ave., Vernon, CA 90058.