Basic Beat Egg Shakers Recalled by West Music Over Choking Risk

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Just in time for Easter comes a recall focused on a series of egg-shaped toys.  West Music announced the recall, which pertains to Basic Beat BB201 egg shakers that act as toy instruments.  Although the toy should only be given to children three and above, the company worries that young kids could nevertheless come into contact with the product.  At issue is the fact that a small outer piece can be detached from the main body of the item, leading to a choking or asphyxiation danger to those aforementioned younger children.  Three instances of the defect have been reported at this time, but none of those led to an injury.  Consumers who own one of the estimated 6,500 products should get in touch with West Music to obtain a refund.

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