Egg-Shaker Toy Instruments
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary
recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Transparent Toy Egg Shakers
Units: About 5,500
Manufacturer: West Music Company, of Coralville, Iowa
Hazard: The end cap can detach from the egg shaker and allow the small
beads to spill out, posing choking/aspiration hazards to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: West Music has received a report of the end cap
detaching. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves clear, plastic egg-shaped instruments
with various color beads inside. The beads inside the shaker instrument
come in five colors: red, white, green, dark blue and aqua. "Basic Beat"
and "Jumbo Egg Crystal" is printed on a label attached to the plastic
bag packaging. Model numbers "BB5102" and "202212" are printed on the
side of the label.
Sold at: West Music stores in Iowa and Illinois, West Music catalog,
www.westmusic.com and at West Music exhibit booths nationwide from
October 2006 through December 2007 for about $2.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled egg shakers from
young children and contact West Music for a free replacement product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact West Music at
(800) 397-9378 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or
e-mail the firm at email@example.com
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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