Name of product:
Teak Shower Stool
Hazard:
The wood seat of the shower stool can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
June 17, 2013
Units:
92 units
Consumer Contact:

Hammacher Schlemmer at (800) 440-4030 Ext. 3156 anytime, email customerservice@hammacher.com, or go online to www.hammacher.com/recalls.  Consumers can also contact Taymor Industries at (800) 388-9887, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PM Monday through Friday, or online at  www.taymor.com and click the words "Product Recall" at the bottom of the main page for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled teak shower stools have four metal legs with a teak wood top and two metal grate shelves. The stool model number, 02D8092, and UPC, 06301370069, appear on the packaging.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled stool, disassemble and discard all parts except for one leg.  Hammacher Schlemmer is sending a prepaid mailer to known customers to return the stool leg.  Customers who haven't received a prepaid mailer should contact Hammacher Schlemmer. Upon receipt of a stool leg, Hammacher Schlemmer will issue a full refund to the payment card used to purchase the stool and send a $25 Hammacher Schlemmer gift certificate to the customer. 

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 11 reports of stools breaking during set up or normal use.  No injuries have been reported.  

Sold Exclusively At:

Hammacher Schlemmer store in New York City, their catalog and online at www.hammacher.com.

Importer:

Taymor Industries, of Hayward, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-738