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."
Teak shower benchesAbout 70,000
Costco stores nationwide and online at Costco.com from October 2018 through June 2021 for about $80 in stores and $90 online.
Recall Date: Sep 9, 2021
Consumers have reported 81 incidents of the shower benches collapsing, breaking during use, or falling apart, including four reports of people being injured in falls. The four injuries included a fractured tailbone, persistent head and body aches and bruising.
Ivena International Pte. Ltd., of Singapore
Costco Wholesale Corp., of Issaquah, Wash.
Recall ID: 9141
Last Published: Sep 9, 2021
Emert Number: 21780
Emert Status: Notified