Consumer product recall

Crate and Kids Be the Band Music set recalled due to choking hazard

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Crate and Kids Be the Band Music set
Consumer products - Choking hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and discard the maraca.

Affected products

This recall involves Maracas included in Crate and Barrel Be the Band Music Set.


Maracas can split apart or become unscrewed, and metal beads can become accessible to children creating a choking hazard.

As of February 10th, the company has received no reports of broken maracas in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the Unites States, the company has received 5 reports of broken maracas and no reports of injuries.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Crate and Barrel for further steps.

For more information, consumers can contact Crate and Barrel by telephone at 1-800-967-6696, by text at 312-779-1979 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday to Friday, or 8 6 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday; or online at and click on “Recalls” located at the bottom of the page for more information.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (Crate and Barrel Recalls Be the Band Music Sets Due to Choking and Suffocation Hazards |

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information


Number Sold

The company reported that 25 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 595 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from September 2021 to January 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Consumer products - Toys and games


Crate and Barrel Canada Inc.

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Health Canada
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