Name of product:
Piano benches sold with Yamaha grand piano
Hazard:

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.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
February 21, 2017
Recall number:
17-090
Consumer Contact:

Yamaha Corporation of America toll-free at 844-703-5446 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email the firm at Benchrecall@yamaha.com online at www.usa.yamaha.com and click on “Support” or http://4wrd.it/benchrecall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

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.

 
Remedy:

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Piano stores nationwide from January 2009 through November 2016 for about $15,000.

Importer(s):

Yamaha Corporation of America, of Buena Park, Calif.

Distributor(s):

Yamaha Corporation of America, of Buena Park, Calif.

Manufactured In:
Indonesia
Units:
About 900