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Stanley Black & Decker Recalls Wooden Handle Nailing Hammer Due to Injury Hazard

  • Recalled STANLEY® brand STHT51454 16 oz. wooden handle nailing hammer
Name of Product:
STANLEY® brand 16 oz. wooden handle nailing hammer

The molded grip on the hammer can come loose, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Recall Date:
November 27, 2019
About 211,000
Consumer Contact

Stanley toll-free at 866-215-1132 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email or online at click on Support then Safety Notices and Recalls for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves the STANLEY brand 16 oz. wooden handle nailing hammers with model number STHT51454 etched below the STANLEY logo on the steel hammer head. The hammers have a metal head, a natural wood handle with a black over- molded grip. STANLEY is marked on the wooden handle in black and on the steel hammer head. The UPC code for the product is 076174514544 and is located on a label on the handle.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hammers and return them to Walmart to receive a refund in the form of a Walmart gift card for the purchase price.


Stanley Black & Decker has received one report of the hammer’s grip coming loose. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide from July 2018 through August 2019 for about $6.

Manufactured In:

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., of Towson, Md

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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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