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West Music Recalls Egg-Shaker Toy Instruments Due to Choking and Aspiration Hazards

  • Recalled Basic Beat Egg Shaker
Name of Product:
Basic Beat BB201 standard egg shaker
Hazard:
The outer "end cap" that is glued onto the top, smallest part of the egg can come off, posing a small part choking or aspiration hazard.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
March 26, 2013
Units:
About 6,500
Consumer Contact

West Music at (800) 397-9378 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, e-mail at service@music.com or online at www.westmusic.com and click on Help & FAQs and Recalls for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

These recalled egg-shaker toy instruments are plastic, egg-shaped instruments sold in five colors: yellow, green, blue, red and purple. The toy instruments are about the size of small eggs and have a "Basic Beat" label printed on the front of the product. The product is marked for children ages 3 years and older but West Music is concerned with the possibility of the egg being used by or near a younger child. The toy instruments have Lot Number 0E0212 located on the bottom of the roundest part of the egg.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled egg shaker toy instruments away from young children and contact West Music for a free replacement product.

Incidents/Injuries:

West Music has received three reports of ends popping off, with no injuries reported.

Sold At:
West Music stores, West Music Catalog, Westmusic.com, Amazon.com and at West Music booths at summer workshops from July 2012 through October 2012 for about $1.50 each.
Importer:

Bongo Logic Development LTD, of Hong Kong

Manufacturer

Bongo Logic Development LTD, of Hong Kong

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-150
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