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Product name Gripper Shaker musical instrument
Description The shakers are plastic musical instruments, 5.5 inches long, with rounded, egg-shaped tops containing steel pellets and open circular handles. They come in blue and green and are sold separately. The marking "B4" is printed on the rounded top of each shaker. 
Problem 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. 
Distribution Mail-order catalogs, websites and retail stores nationwide for about $5. 
Company Woodstock Percussion, Inc. 866-543-2848; Web site 
Dates sold Between August 2010 and March 2011 
Date posted 06/04/2011 
Additional information For additional information, visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission news release at 

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