Crate and Barrel recalls Be the Band Music Sets

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The maracas can break or become unscrewed, releasing the metal beads inside

Crate and Barrel of Northbrook, Ill., is recalling about 620 Be the Band Music Sets.

The maracas can break or become unscrewed and release the metal beads inside, posing choking and suffocation hazards to young children.

The firm has received six reports of broken or unscrewed maracas. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the Crate and Barrel Be the Band Music Set containing maracas, which is intended for use by children ages three and up. The set includes a table about 19 inches in height by 26 inches wide with drum pads and sticks, cymbals, maracas, and xylophone keys.

The product SKU: 346895 is located on a label on the underside of the table.

The music sets, manufactured in China, were sold online at from September 2021, through January 2022, for about $200.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Be the Band Music Sets and contact Crate and Barrel for instructions on how to receive a refund in the form of a $20 store credit for the maracas. Crate and Barrel is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumers may contact Crate and Barrel at (800) 967-6696 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, or 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CT) Saturday and Sunday, by texting Crate and Barrel at (312) 779-1979. Consumers can also visit the company's website for more information.

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