The Uttermost Company recalls Various Types of Mirrors, Art and Wall Décor sold with Adjustable J-Hook Hanging Hardware
- Starting date:
- August 14, 2018
- Posting date:
- August 14, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Various types of mirrors, art and wall décor sold with adjustable j-hook hanging hardware.
This recall involves various types of mirrors, art and wall décor sold with adjustable j-hook hanging hardware. The recalled hardware has item number 1703, 1704, 1705 or 1706 printed on the back bottom portion of the j-hook and on the hardware’s box. The recalled adjustable j-hooks measure approximately 3.5 inches (approximately 8.9 centimetres) long and 0.75 inches (approximately 1.9 centimetres) wide.
The complete list of mirrors, art and wall décor sold with the recalled adjustable j-hooks can be found on the firm's website.
The hanging hardware can break, causing mirrors and wall décor to fall from walls, posing an injury hazard to bystanders.
As of July 10, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 13 reports of hanging hardware breaking including one causing lacerations.
Approximately 400 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold in Canada between June 2017 and March 2018.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
The Uttermost Company
What you should do
Consumers should immediately take the recalled decor off the wall and inspect the hanging hardware to check for the recalled metal adjustable j-hooks. If the decor has the recalled metal adjustable j-hooks, do not re-hang the recalled decor. Consumers with recalled metal adjustable j-hooks should contact Uttermost to receive free replacement adjustable j-hooks with free shipping.
For more information, consumers can contact Uttermost by telephone toll-free at 1-800-678-5486 ext. 4154 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email or online.
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 Canadians 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.