MAJOR PRODUCT RECALL INTERNATIONAL U.S. 2.2 MILLION CANADA 53,000 DeWALT, STANLEY and CRAFTSMAN FIBERGLASS SLEDGEHAMMERS
Recalled DeWalt sledgehammer
Recalled Craftsman Hammer
Recalled Stanley Fatmax Hammer
Plus two other models
HAZARD: The head of the sledgehammers can loosen prematurely and detach unexpectedly during use, posing an impact injury hazard to the user.
The firm has received 192 reports of the sledgehammer’s head detaching, including two reported injuries to consumers’ face and head.
RECALL This recall involves certain DeWALT, Stanley FATMAX and Craftsman Fiberglass Sledgehammers. The recalled sledgehammers weigh between 2 and 12 pounds and range between 14” and 36” in length. The DeWALT sledgehammers are yellow and black, the Stanley sledgehammers are yellow and black and the Craftsman sledgehammers are red and black. Each sledgehammer has the brand written on the handle. The model numbers of the DeWALT and Craftsman hammers are marked on the hammer head. Model numbers of the Stanley hammers are located on a sticker on the handle. The Model Numbers and Description are listed below.
Sold At The Home Depot, ACE Hardware and other hardware stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Homedepot.com, and AceHardware.com and other online sellers from November 2013 through November 2022 for about between $18 and $26.
ACTION Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sledgehammers and contact Stanley Black & Decker for instructions to receive a full refund. You must provide your contact information.
CONTACT Stanley Black & Decker toll-free at 855-418-3032 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at https://stanleyblackanddecker.com/sledgehammerrecall or at www.dewalt.com, www.craftsman.com or www.stanleytools.com and click on “Safety Notices and Recalls” for more information.
DWHT561412lb Fiberglass Drilling Hammer
DWHT561423lb Fiberglass Drilling Hammer
DWHT561432-1/2 lb Fiberglass Engineering Hammer
DWHT561462-1/2 lb Fiberglass Blacksmith Hammer
DWHT561474lb Fiberglass Blacksmith Hammer
DWHT561484lb Fiberglass Engineering Hammer
DWHT560244lb Drilling Sledgehammer – hollow handle
DWHT560254lb BS Sledgehammer – hollow handle
DWHT560264lb ENG Sledgehammer – hollow handle
DWHT560276lb Sledgehammer – hollow handle
DWHT5602910lb Sledge 36″Hammer – hollow handle
DWHT5603012lb Sledgehammer – hollow handle
CMHT541634 LB Engineering Hammer
CMHT560063 LB Drilling Hammer
CMHT560118 LB Sledgehammer
CMHT5601910 LB Sledgehammer
FMHT512974 LB Engineer Hammer
FMHT512984 LB Blacksmith Hammer
FMHT513083 LB Drilling HammerFMHT560063 LB Drilling Hammer
FMHT560084 LB Blacksmith Hammer
FMHT560094 LB Engineer Hammer
FMHT560106 LB FATMAX Sledgehammer
FMHT560118 LB FATMAX Sledgehammer
FMHT5601910 LB FATMAX Sledgehammer
Importer(s): Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc., of Towson, Maryland (DeWALT sledgehammers); Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., of New Britain, Connecticut (Craftsman and Stanley FATMAX sledgehammers