Luyten Resin Bath Stools recalled due to fall hazard

Starting date:
October 3, 2019
Posting date:
October 3, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71095

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Luyten Resin Bath Stool.
  • Issue: The bath stool can break during use, posing potential fall and injury hazards.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled Luyten Resin Bath Stool and contact Signature Hardware for a refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Clawfoot Supply, LLC d.b.a. Signature Hardware.

Affected products

Luyten Resin Bath Stool

Product description

This recall involves Luyten Resin Bath Stools measuring about 16 inches wide by 11 inches deep by 17 inches high, with geometric cut-outs on the sides.

The SKU number 398753 was printed on purchase receipts and email order confirmations.  There are no numbers or labels on the product.

Hazard identified

The bath stool can break during use, posing potential fall and injury hazards.

As of October 2, 2019, the company has received no reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these stools in Canada.In the United States, Signature Hardware received one report that a leg of the bath stool bent and broke during use and one additional report that the legs of the bath stool bent in after use.  No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 4 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 160 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from August, 2014 to March, 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Clawfoot Supply, LLC d/b/a Signature Hardware
Erlanger
Kentucky
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should contact Signature Hardware to arrange for the product to be returned and to arrange for a refund.  Signature Hardware is contacting customers directly.

For more information, consumers may contact Signature Hardware toll-free at 1-866-855-2284 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. ET on Sunday or visit the firm's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website (US CPSC to provide link).

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.