Skip to main content

KHS America Recalls Childrens Musical Instrument

  • Monkey Glockenspiel
  • Pink bar with lead in the surface coating.
Name of Product:
Monkey Glockenspiel
Hazard:
The pink metal note bar on the glockenspiel may contain excessive levels of lead in the paint, violating the federal lead paint standard. If the paint is scraped off and ingested lead can cause adverse health effects.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
February 04, 2016
Units:
About 150
Consumer Contact

KHS America Green Tones at 800-283-4676 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.gogreentones.com and click on "Contact Us" for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

The Green Tones 8-note Monkey Glockenspiel is a children's musical instrument with eight metal bars in multiple colors mounted on a wooden base shaped like a monkey. The bars are individually attached to the base with one screw at each end. The second bar from the top is pink, 3.5 inches long and has a "B" stamped on it. This is the bar that needs to be replaced. The Green Tones logo is stamped on the back of the glockenspiel and the tracking number HS0178410914 is printed in black at the bottom.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately remove the pink bar from the glockenspiel and contact KHS America for information on getting a free replacement pink bar. 

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Independent toy and music retailers and online at amazon.com and gogreentones.com from January 2015 through September 2015 for about $40.

Manufactured In:
Israel
Importer(s):

KHS America of Mt. Juliet, Tenn

Recall number:
16-094
Choose Your Recall Emails Get Notified About Each Recall via Email.
About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
For lifesaving information:
SaferProducts.gov