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300,000 Parents Magazine Record-A-Voice Toy Cell Phones Recalled

May 7, 2007
Battat Inc. is recalling 300,000 Parents Magazine Record-A-Voice Toy Cell Phones. The hinge of the phone's flip top contains a metal pin that can fall out and pose a choking hazard to young children.

There have been 54 reports of the metal pin falling out of the hinge, with two cases of caretakers finding a pin inside a child's mouth. In one case, the pin caused a cut in the child's mouth.

The toy phone plays songs, sound effects, and user-recorded messages. The phone was designed in polka dot, swirl, floral, and stripe patterns, with the Parents logo inside the flip-top and on the battery compartment cover. The recalled phones comprise date codes 090106 through 101206, found on the bottom of the product packaging and in the battery compartment. They were sold at Target nationwide from September 2006 to January 2007 for about [DOLLAR]8.

Consumers can receive a refund or replacement product by calling (800) 247-6144 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or by e-mailing

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