Teak Shower Benches recalled due to fall hazard

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**** Recall via Health Canada

Teak Shower Benches recalled due to fall hazard

Common name: Teak Shower Benches

Product description: This recall involves Ivena 20″ teak shower benches. The benches are made of light brown teak with padding on the feet. The seat and bottom shelf have a row of wood paneling. Item number 1049998 and UPC 8886474018015 are printed on the exterior packaging. The bench has a label that says, “100% wood from well-managed forests”.

Hazard identified: The teak shower bench can collapse during use, posing a fall hazard to the user. As of September 9, 2021, there have been 4 reports of incidents in Canada, including 3 reports of injury. In the United States, there have been 81 incident reports, including 3 reports of injury.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled benches and return them to Costco for a full refund. For more information, consumers may contact Ivena toll free at 1-844-818-9388 from 9 am to 5 pm PST Monday through Friday, by email: qa@ivenainternational.com, or online.   Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.
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.



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