CPSC: Uttermost Mirrors, Art and Wall Decor
On 2018-06-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Uttermost Mirrors, Art and Wall Decor due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2017 for about $50 to $200.
About 20,000 units are involved in this mirror recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Mirrors category in 2018.
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What is the problem?
The hanging hardware can break and allow the decor to fall, posing an injury hazard to bystanders.
Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves various types of mirrors, art and wall decor 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 decor sold with the recalled adjustable j-hooks, visit the firm's website at https://www.uttermost.com/images/recall.pdf .
These items were sold new+ at Gallery Furniture, Mathis Brothers, Matter Brothers Furniture, RC Willey, Star Furniture stores and other stores nationwide and online at 5thAvenueDesigns.com, Bellacor.com, Build.com, LampsPlus.com, Wayfair.com and other websites from June 2017 through March 2018 for between $50 and $200.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
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 at 800-678-5486 ext. 4154 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.uttermost.com and click on "Recall Information" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Uttermost has received 13 reports of the hanging hardware breaking and causing mirrors and wall decor to fall from walls, including one injury when a mirror fell and caused a laceration to a consumer's leg.
+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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