Tilt-Up bath & Shower Seats are being recalled because the wall mounting bracket and seat rods supporting the product can corrode and break, posing a fall and laceration hazard.
The firm has received 62 reports of the shower seats breaking, including 4 reports of injuries.
This recall involves wall-mounted, folding shower seats made of teak wood slats joined together by support rods that extend from two wall-mounting brackets. The recalled Tilt-Up Bath & Shower Seats have model numbers SBS-101BN, SBS-101PN, SBS-101PC or SBS-101ORB and have brushed nickel, polished nickel, polished chrome or oil-rubbed bronze finishes on the support rods and bracket covers. The recalled Tilt-Up Bath & Shower Seats measure 20 inches wide by 13 inches deep.
The products were sold at specialty plumbing supply outlets in the United States, Canada and Mexico from June 2009 through February 2015 for between $490 and $660.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled shower seats and contact Steamist to determine if their product is included in the recall and for instructions for how to participate in the recall.