The paint on the piano bench’s interior compartment contains an excessive level of lead. This is a violation of the federal lead paint standard.
This recall involves piano bench model number 3 I PM / PAW sold with one model of Yamaha grand piano GB1K PM / PAW. The recalled benches are brown wood with a brown padded leather seat and a compartment under the seat. The recalled bench has a manufacturing date code between 08 07 and 16 08 (“YY MM” for year and month). The model number, manufacturing date code and “Yamaha Corporation” are printed on a white label on the interior compartment. Consumers can also find a list of piano serial numbers sold with a bench that is being recalled is at http://4wrd.it/benchrecall.
Consumers should immediately remove the recalled piano benches from areas with children and contact Yamaha Corporation of America for instructions on returning the piano bench for a free replacement bench.
Yamaha Corporation of America, of Buena Park, Calif.
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