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Recalls this week: toy trains, walkie talkies

People with young children may want to check the list of recalled items this week, which includes toy trains, walkie talkies, gas-relief drops and pool swim sticks.
/ Source: The Associated Press

People with young children may want to check the list of recalled items this week, which includes toy trains, walkie talkies and pool swim sticks.

The manufacturers reported no incidents or injuries as a result of any of the faulty products.

Also recalled were gas-relief drops for infants. The maker, Johnson & Johnson-Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co., was not immediately available to comment on whether any incidents or injuries were reported in relation to the drops.

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PRODUCT: My Little Train Classics toy trains, manufactured in China and imported by JA-RU Inc. The trains were sold by wholesalers and retailers around the country between March 2007 and October 2008.

HOW MANY: About 18,000.

WHY: They contain small, detachable parts. These can pose a choking risk for young children. No incidents have been reported.

ADDITIONAL INFO: Call 800-231-3470; or visit http://www.cpsc.gov.

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PRODUCT: Children's two-way radios, made in China by Cobra Electronics. They are walkie talkie style radios, made in pink plastic, with the product number PR191-2VP. They were sold by Toys "R" Us Stores nationwide from August through September this year. The recalled two-way radios have "300 mah" CEL batteries.

HOW MANY: About 8,000.

WHY: The radios' AAA rechargeable batteries can leak electrolyte, posing a chemical burn hazard to consumers. No injuries or incidents have been reported.

ADDITIONAL INFO: Call 888-252-9889; or visit http://www.cpsc.gov.

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PRODUCT: Coral Swim 'N Score Pool Stix, manufactured in Taiwan by ERO Industries, which is no longer in business. The sticks were sold at Modell's Sporting Goods stores around the country between August 1999 and October 2008.

HOW MANY: About 130.

WHY: The sticks were recalled because children can fall or land on them in shallow water and get injured. No incidents have been reported.

ADDITIONAL INFO: Call 800-275-6633; or visit http://www.modells.com/recall or http://www.cpsc.gov.

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PRODUCT: Mylicon nonstaining, dye-free drops to relieve gas for infants by Johnson & Johnson— Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co. The recalled drops were sold over the counter in 1-ounce plastic bottles that were distributed to stores and pharmacies after Oct. 5.

The recalled bottles are from lots SMF007 and SMF008. These numbers are printed on the bottom of the box and on the lower-left side of the sticker on each bottle. The recall does not include any bottles of original infant's Mylicon gas-relief products or half-ounce bottles of nonstaining Mylicon gas relief dye-free drops.

HOW MANY: About 12,000 units.

WHY: Some bottles could include pieces of metal.

ADDITIONAL INFO: Call 800-222-9435 or visit http://www.mylicon.com