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Kindermusik Musical Instruments for Babies Recalled

Date:
August 17, 2006
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Kindermusik International
The Danger:
If the bell inside the instrument is damaged during manufacturing, the bell can be pulled out of the instrument, posing a choking hazard.
Description:
This recall involves about 10,000 musical instruments for babies. The musical instrument is a wooden cylinder with end caps and wooden dowels connecting the caps. A single bell is in the middle.
  • Model number 5-30-00740 is sold individually.
  • Model number 0-06-09005 is sold as part of a kit called Busy Days Home, which also contains a board book, a compact disc, and a poster.
The model number is written on the outside packaging of the product.
Sold At:
Kindermusik, directly by phone, and on its Web site from May 2006 through July 2006 for about $28.
What To Do:
Take these instruments away from children until they are examined for the hazard. Those affected were sent instructions on how to examine the cage bell instruments for defects. If defects are found, dispose of the instruments and contact Kindermusik for a free replacement. For more information, please contact Kindermusik International Inc. at (800) 628-5687 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit www.kindermusik.com, or e-mail cagebell@kindermusik.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06574.html