Cage Bell Musical Instruments
for Babies Recalled for Choking Hazard
August 17, 2006
product safety recall was voluntarily conducted
by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers
should stop using Cage Bell Muscial Instrument
for Babies unless otherwise instructed. If the
bell inside the instrument is damaged during manufacturing,
the bell can be pulled out of the instrument,
posing a choking hazard.
There have been no report incident
or injuries associated with this product.
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.
The products were sold by Kindermusik,
directly by phone, and on its Web site from May
2006 through July 2006.
Consumers should take these instruments
away from children until they are examined for
the hazard. Consumers were sent instructions on
how to examine the cage bell instruments for defects.
If defects are found, they were instructed to
dispose of the instruments and contact Kindermusik
for a free replacement.
For additional information, please
contact Kindermusik International Inc. at (800)
628-5687 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through
Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at
or e-mail the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org.