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Home > Recalled Products > Home & Garden > Furniture > Chairs, Stools & Benches > Piano Benches Sold with Yamaha Grand Piano

Recall: Piano Benches Sold with Yamaha Grand Piano

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On 2017-02-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Piano Benches Sold with Yamaha Grand Piano due to a potential Poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2009 for about $15000.

About 900 units are involved in this Yamaha of America piano benches recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 3rd recall of products in the Chairs, Stools & Benches category in 2017. Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls, involving about 2 million product units.

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Piano Benches Sold with Yamaha Grand Piano
Image of Recalled piano bench 3 I PM / PAW sold with Yamaha grand piano model GB1K PM / PAW 689983
Image of Location of model number and date code on recalled piano bench 975069
Image of Recalled Chart explaining information on piano bench label 664214
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Company Contact Information:

Website: usa.yamaha.com
Phone: 844-703-5446

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What is the problem?

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.

How can I tell if I own this product?

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.

These items were sold new+ at Piano stores nationwide from January 2009 through November 2016 for about $15,000.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

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.

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.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

None reported

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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