Teak Wood Shower Stools Recalled by Hammacher Schlemmer

By Rich Christianson | Posted: 06/18/2013 9:10AM

 

WASHINGTON - Hammacher Schlemmer has issued a voluntary recall of 92 teak shower stools after receiving 11 reports of the wood seats breaking during set up or normal use.

click image to zoomHammacher Schlemmber teak shower stool recall None of the malfunctions resulted in an injury, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

The shower stools, made in China, have four metal legs with a teak wood top and two metal grate shelves. They were imported for Hammacher Schlemmer by Taymor Industries of Hayward, CA.

CPSC said consumers should discard the stools with the exception of sending one leg to Hammacher Schlemmer for a full refund and $25 gift card.

Hammacher Schlemmer bills itself as "America's longest-running catalog" retailer, having been established in 1848.

 

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Rich Christianson

Rich Christianson is Associate Publisher and Editor at Large of Woodworking Network. During his 25+ years covering the wood products industry, Rich has toured hundreds of manufacturing plants throughout North America, Europe and Asia. His reporting has covered everything from the state of the industry and impact of wood imports to technology and environmental issues. In his current capacity he is responsible for editing the daily Woodworking Network Update newsletter and coordinating events including the annual Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and Canada’s biennial Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo. He can be contacted at rchristianson@woodworkingnetwork.com or follow him on Google+.

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