Recall date: June 2, 2011
Recall number: 11-238

Recall Summary

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 Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

In Conjunction With:
Units:
"About 9,400 in the U.S. and 700 in Canada"
Description:
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The handle can detach from the shaker, exposing a rough edge.

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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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Incidents/Injuries:

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

 
Remedy:

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

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