Consumer product recall

Steamist Tilt-Up Bath & Shower Seat recalled due to potential fall and laceration hazard

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Steamist Tilt-Up Bath & Shower Seat
Consumer products - Fall hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Steamist to register for a refund.

Affected products

This recall involves the Steamist Tilt-Up Bath & Shower Seat.  The product is a wall-mounted, folding shower seat made of teak wood slats joined together by support rods that extend from two wall mounting brackets. The Tilt-Up Bath & Shower Seat has a brushed nickel, polished nickel, polished chrome, or oil-rubbed bronze finish on the support rods and bracket covers. The recall only affects models with a shower seat that measure 20 inches wide by 13 inches deep.

To determine if your shower seat is being recalled, first measure the width of the shower seat. If it is less than 20 inches wide, it is NOT being recalled. Next, check the design of the bracket cover of the shower seat to make sure it matches the design pictured (center) above.

The following products are affected:

Product name

Model Number

Steamist Tilt-Up Bath & Shower Seat



The wall mounting bracket and seat rods supporting the shower seat can erode and break, posing a potential fall and laceration hazard.

As of December 22, 2023, the company has received three reports of failures in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 62 reports of failures with three reports of back scrapes and one report of a back injury.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Steamist, Inc. to register for a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Steamist, Inc, toll-free at 866-968-2250 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, by email at or visit the company website at and click on “Recall Notice” on the bottom of the webpage or at  for instructions on how to participate in the recall.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Steamist, Inc.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind consumers to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information


Number Sold

The company reported that 733 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and 3,900 units were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from June 2009 to February 2015.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Consumer products - Household items


Steamist Inc.

East Rutherford, New Jersey

United States

Published by
Health Canada
General public
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