Name of Product: Destination Summer Hammock Stands
Hazard: Z-shaped hooks that attach the hammock to the hammock stand can bend or break, resulting in a consumer falling to the ground.
Consumers should immediately stop using the product, dispose of the Z-shaped hooks and contact Pride Family Brands to obtain a free set of heavier-gauged, S-shaped replacement hooks.
Consumer Contact: Pride Family Brands toll-free at 855-612-9800 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.bedbathandbeyond.com and click on “Safety & Recalls” at the bottom of the page.
Units: About 13,900 (an additional 55 units sold in Canada)
Description: The recalled hammock stand was sold under the Bed Bath & Beyond Destination Summer private label. The bronze-colored heavy gauge steel hammock stand with enamel finish measures 15 feet long by 3.5 feet wide by 4 feet high.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 13 reports of the z-shaped hooks bending or breaking, resulting in consumers falling to the ground and injuring various body parts.
Sold exclusively at: Bed Bath & Beyond stores nationwide and online at www.bedbathandbeyond.com from March 2014 through July 2015 for about $100.
Distributor: Pride Family Brands, Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54826r-eng.php