Recall: Basic Beat BB201 Standard Egg Shaker
On 2013-03-26, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Basic Beat BB201 Standard Egg Shaker due to a potential choking or aspiration hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2012 for about $1.50.
About 7,000 units are involved in this Bongo Logic Development shaker recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Toy Musical Instruments category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 900,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 397-9378
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What is the problem?
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.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ 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.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take the recalled egg shaker toy instruments away from young children and contact West Music for a free replacement product.
West Music at (800)397-9378 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.westmusic.com and click on Help & FAQs and Recalls for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
West Music has received three reports of ends popping off, with no injuries reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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