Bed Bath & Beyond Hammock Stands Recalled by Pride Family Brands
Name of Product:
Destination Summer Hammock Stands
Z-shaped hooks that attach the hammock to the hammock stand can bend or break, resulting in a consumer falling to the ground.
September 24, 2015
About 13,900 (an additional 55 units sold in Canada)
The recalled hammock stand was sold under the Bed Bath & Beyond Destination Summer private label. The bronze-colored heavy gauge steel hammock stand with enamel finish measures 15 feet long by 3.5 feet wide by 4 feet high.
Consumers should immediately stop using the product, dispose of the Z-shaped hooks and contact Pride Family Brands to obtain a free set of heavier-gauged, S-shaped replacement hooks.
The firm has received 13 reports of the z-shaped hooks bending or breaking, resulting in consumers falling to the ground and injuring various body parts.
Bed Bath & Beyond stores nationwide and online at www.bedbathandbeyond.com from March 2014 through July 2015 for about $100.
Pride Family Brands, Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
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