Yamaha recalls 900 piano benches due to violation of lead paint standard
February 22, 2017,
WASHINGTON – Yamaha Corp. has recalled about 900 benches sold with grand pianos due to concerns they violate federal lead paint standards.
This is the bench sold with Yamaha grand piano
Made in Indonesia, the benches were sold at piano stores nationwide from January 2009 through November 2016.
The recall specifically involves piano bench model number 3 I PM/PAW that was sold with Yamaha grand piano model GB1K PM/PAW. These benches have a brown wood finish, a brown padded leather seat and a compartment under the seat. It also has a manufacturing date code between 08 07 and 16 08 for year and month. It along with the model number and Yamaha Corporation are printed on a white label on the interior compartment.
A list of piano serial numbers sold with a bench being recalled is at http://4wrd.it/benchrecall.
Consumers have been advised to contact Yamaha Corp. toll free at 844-703-5446 for information on returning the piano bench for a free replacement bench.
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