Hazard:
"The handle can detach from the shaker, exposing a rough edge and posing a laceration hazard. The detached handle also exposes small steel pellets and a plastic plug which pose choking hazards."
Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
June 2, 2011
Recall number:
11-238

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:
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The shakers are plastic musical instruments, 5.5 inches long, with rounded, egg-shaped tops containing steel pellets and open circular handles. They come in blue and green and are sold separately. The marking “B4” is printed on the rounded top of each shaker.

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Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the product immediately and contact Woodstock Percussion Inc. to receive a $7 refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The company received one report from a consumer that the handles on two Gripper Shakers detached. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Mail-order catalogs, websites and retail stores nationwide between August 2010 and March 2011 for about $5.

Importer(s):
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Woodstock Percussion Inc., of Shokan, N.Y.

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Manufactured In:
China
Units:
"About 9,400 in the U.S. and 700 in Canada"