Alert: Nerf Blasters Toy Recalled

Hasbro, famous maker of Nerf toys and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission have announced a voluntary recall of the "Nerf  N-Strike Recon Blasters" after receiving 46 reports of injuries to children aged 4-12. Apparently, "the blaster's plunger can pull the user’s skin during firing of the toy blaster resulting in injury to the face, neck, and/or chest," according to a press release.


The $20 toy was sold at Wal-Mart, Target, Toys “R” Us, discount stores and toy stores nationwide from November 2007 through August 2008. If this affects you, you can get more info by contacting Hasbro toll-free at (800) 245-0910 or by visiting their Web site at

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