May 3, 2023

Stanley, Black & Decker has recalled 2.2 Million Sledgehammers due to impact injury hazard. The recall is also in effect for about 53,000 of the tools in Canada.  The brands subject to the recall include DeWALT, Stanley and Craftsman Fiberglass Sledgehammers. The reason for the recall is the head of the sledgehammers can loosen prematurely and detach unexpectedly during use. The date of the recall is April 20, 2023 and the companies are currently offering a refund.

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 firm has received 192 reports of the sledgehammers head detaching including two reports of injuries to the consumers face and head. The retailers include 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.

Consumers are urged to immediately stop using the sledgehammers and contact their retailer or Stanley, Black & Decker for additional instructions and to receive a full refund. It should be noted that consumers must provide their contact information. 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.comwww.craftsman.com or www.stanleytools.com and click on “Safety Notices and Recalls” for more information.

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