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December 2010, vol. 12, no. 2

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The Illinois Attorney General’s Toy, Crib, and Product Recall Guide

Attorney General Lisa Madigan has released her newest recalled products guide as part of her ongoing effort to protect children by educating families on the dangers of having recalled toys, cribs, and other potentially dangerous items in their homes.

The Attorney General’s “Play It Safe Guide: Subscribe for Safety” is available in print and online and details the products recalled this year. For recalled products, the guide provides the product name and manufacturer and describes the unsafe features. It highlights recalled toys, such as dart guns, inflatable toys and tricycles, along with recalled essentials like cribs, high chairs and strollers.

The Play It Safe Guide may be viewed and downloaded at Attorney General Madigan’s Web site, <www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/>, by following the “Latest News” link or by requesting a free, printed copy in the mail by calling the Attorney General’s Recall Hotline at 1-888-414-7678.

Interested persons may also sign up for automatic recall notifications via e-mail through the Children’s Product Safety Commission at <www.cpsc.gov>. ■


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