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Recall: Dive Sticks

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On 2008-11-19, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Dive Sticks due to a potential impalement hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2008 for about $1.00.

About 400,000 units are involved in this Target dive sticks recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 2nd recall of products in the Dive Sticks & Pool Games category in 2008.

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Company Contact Information:

Phone: (800)440-0680

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What is the problem?

The recalled dive sticks could remain in an upright position, posing an impalement hazard to young children. CPSC banned pre-weighted dive sticks in 2001.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recalled dive sticks were sold in a bundle of three in multiple colors: light blue, aqua green, fluorescent yellow, royal blue, and red. The tag accompanying the dive sticks contains: "Dive Toys" or "Diving Game" and has a white small parts warning label in the upper right hand corner. The words "Made in China" are printed in the lower right hand corner.

These items were sold new+ at Target stores nationwide from April 2008 through August 2008 for about $1.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should take the recalled dive sticks away from young children immediately and return them to any Target store for a full refund.

For additional information, contact Target at (800)440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.target.com

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

None reported.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.