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KHS America Recalls Children’s Musical Instrument Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

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Recall Date: February 4, 2016

Recall Number: 16-094

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Monkey Glockenspiel

Hazard: The pink metal note bar on the glockenspiel may contain excessive levels of lead in the paint, violating the federal lead paint standard. If the paint is scraped off and ingested lead can cause adverse health effects.

Remedy: Replace – Consumers should immediately remove the pink bar from the glockenspiel and contact KHS America for information on getting a free replacement pink bar.

Consumer Contact: KHS America Green Tones at 800-283-4676 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.gogreentones.com and click on “Contact Us” for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 150

Description: The Green Tones 8-note Monkey Glockenspiel is a children’s musical instrument with eight metal bars in multiple colors mounted on a wooden base shaped like a monkey. The bars are individually attached to the base with one screw at each end. The second bar from the top is pink, 3.5 inches long and has a “B” stamped on it. This is the bar that needs to be replaced. The Green Tones logo is stamped on the back of the glockenspiel and the tracking number HS0178410914 is printed in black at the bottom.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold at: Independent toy and music retailers and online at amazon.com and gogreentones.com from January 2015 through September 2015 for about $40.

Importer: KHS America of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

Manufactured in: Israel

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