Costco Ivena Teak Shower Bench Recall [US]


Costco Ivena Teak Shower Bench Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Costco Wholesale Corp., an Issaquah, Washington establishment, recalls an estimated 70,000 Ivena Teak Shower Benches from the American marketplace due to suspected structural collapse and consequential risks of falls, laceration, concussion, bone fractures and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury, all serious health and safety hazards/situations requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize suffering and prevent life-changing injury.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/z7Wr30rTwIK

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Shower-Benches-Recalled-Due-to-Fall-Hazard-Made-by-Ivena-and-Sold-Exclusively-at-Costco-Recall-Alert

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Ivena 20″ Teak Shower Benches marketed, sold and delivered in the United States, as follows:

  • Ivena 20″ Teak Shower Benches, comprised of light brown teak with padding on the feet and reportedly produced with 100% wood from well-managed forests. The seat and bottom shelf have a row of wood paneling and sold with an item number 1049998 and UPC 8886474018015 are printed on the exterior packaging.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation.

==> No manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the recalled Shower Benches can collapse during use, posing a fall hazard to people who utilize the product in a reasonable manner expected with its intended design and anticipated use.

Consumers have reported eighty-one (81) incidents of the recalled Shower Benches collapsing or breaking during use and/or falling apart, including four (4) reports of injuries caused by falls. The four (4) injuries included a fractured tailbone (spinal column), persistent head and body aches and bruising.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Ivena 20″ Teak Shower Benches, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat falls, laceration, concussion, bone fractures and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Ivena Customer Service toll-free at 1-844-818-9388 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company on the Web at http://www.ivenainternational.com and click on the “Recalls & Product Notices” link for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Shower Benches, please search for “furniture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Assistive Device hazards, please search for “assistive” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion or Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fall hazards, please search for “fall” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Costco, please search for “Costco” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Ivena International Pte brand, please search for “Ivena” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 21-780
Recalls Direct RIN: 14884-2021
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