The following recall has been announced:
GRIPPER SHAKER MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
DETAILS: Gripper Shaker musical instruments imported by Woodstock Percussion Inc. of Shokan, N.Y., and sold at mail-order catalogs, websites and retail stores nationwide between August 2010 and March 2011 for about $5.
WHY: 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.
INCIDENTS: No injuries, but the company knows of one report that the handles on two Gripper Shakers detached.
HOW MANY: About 9,400 in the U.S. and 700 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Contact Woodstock Percussion Inc. to receive a $7 refund. Call toll free at 866-543-2848 anytime or visit the website at www.woodstockpercussion.com.