The hanging hardware can break and allow the decor to fall, posing an injury hazard to bystanders.
This recall involves various types of mirrors, art and wall décor sold with adjustable j-hook hanging hardware. The recalled hardware has item number 1703, 1704, 1705 or 1706 printed on the back bottom portion of the j-hook and on the hardware’s box. The recalled adjustable j-hooks measure approximately 3.5 inches long and 0.75 inches wide. For the complete list of mirrors, art and wall décor sold with the recalled adjustable j-hooks, visit the firm’s website at https://www.uttermost.com/images/recall.pdf .
Consumers should immediately take the recalled decor off the wall and inspect the hanging hardware to check for the recalled metal adjustable j-hooks. If the decor has the recalled metal adjustable j-hooks, do not re-hang the recalled decor. Consumers with recalled metal adjustable j-hooks should contact Uttermost to receive free replacement adjustable j-hooks with free shipping.
Uttermost has received 13 reports of the hanging hardware breaking and causing mirrors and wall décor to fall from walls, including one injury when a mirror fell and caused a laceration to a consumer’s leg.
The Uttermost Company, of Rocky Mount, Va.
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