The molded grip on the hammer can come loose, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
This recall involves the STANLEY brand 16 oz. wooden handle nailing hammers with model number STHT51454 etched below the STANLEY logo on the steel hammer head. The hammers have a metal head, a natural wood handle with a black over- molded grip. STANLEY is marked on the wooden handle in black and on the steel hammer head. The UPC code for the product is 076174514544 and is located on a label on the handle.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hammers and return them to Walmart to receive a refund in the form of a Walmart gift card for the purchase price.
Stanley Black & Decker has received one report of the hammer’s grip coming loose. No injuries have been reported.
Exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide from July 2018 through August 2019 for about $6.
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., of Towson, Md
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