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Stanley Black & Decker recalls wooden handle nailing hammer

The molded grip on the hammer can come loose

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Stanley Black & Decker of Towson, Md., is recalling about 211,000 Stanley brand 16-oz. wooden handle nailing hammers.

The molded grip on the hammer can come loose, posing an injury hazard.

The firm has received one report of the hammer’s grip coming loose. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the STANLEY brand 16-oz. wooden handle nailing hammers with model number STHT51454 etched below the STANLEY logo on the steel hammer head.

The hammers have a metal head, a natural wood handle with a black over- molded grip with STANLEY marked on the wooden handle in black and on the steel hammer head.

The UPC code for the product is 076174514544 and is located on a label on the handle.

The hammers, manufactured in Taiwan, were sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide from July 2018, through August 2019, for about $6.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hammers and return them to Walmart to receive a refund in the form of a Walmart gift card for the purchase price.

Consumers may contact Stanley toll-free at (866) 215-1132 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at or online at click on “Support” at the top of the page, then “Safety Notices and Recalls” for more information.

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