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DeWALT, Stanley and Craftsman Fiberglass Sledgehammers

Description: 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. Model No. Description DWHT56141 2lb Fiberglass Drilling Hammer DWHT56142 3lb Fiberglass Drilling Hammer DWHT56143 2-1/2 lb Fiberglass Engineering Hammer DWHT56146 2-1/2 lb Fiberglass Blacksmith Hammer DWHT56147 4lb Fiberglass Blacksmith Hammer DWHT56148 4lb Fiberglass Engineering Hammer DWHT56024 4lb Drilling Sledgehammer - hollow handle DWHT56025 4lb BS Sledgehammer - hollow handle DWHT56026 4lb ENG Sledgehammer - hollow handle DWHT56027 6lb Sledgehammer - hollow handle DWHT56029 10lb Sledge 36"Hammer - hollow handle DWHT56030 12lb Sledgehammer - hollow handle Model No. Description CMHT54163 4 LB Engineering Hammer CMHT56006 3 LB Drilling Hammer CMHT56011 8 LB Sledgehammer CMHT56019 10 LB Sledgehammer Model No. Description FMHT51297 4 LB Engineer Hammer FMHT51298 4 LB Blacksmith Hammer FMHT51308 3 LB Drilling Hammer FMHT56006 3 LB Drilling Hammer FMHT56008 4 LB Blacksmith Hammer FMHT56009 4 LB Engineer Hammer FMHT56010 6 LB FATMAX Sledgehammer FMHT56011 8 LB FATMAX Sledgehammer FMHT56019 10 LB FATMAX Sledgehammer [Learn More]

About 2.2 million (In addition, about 53,000 in Canada) units were affected by this recall.

DeWALT, Stanley and Craftsman Fiberglass Sledgehammers
Stanley Black & Decker Recalls 2.2 Million DeWALT, Stanley and Craftsman Fiberglass Sledgehammers Due to Impact Injury Hazard

Recalled DeWALT Model DWHT56024 Sledgehammer. Recalled DeWALT Model DWHT56027 Sledgehammer

DeWALT, Stanley and Craftsman Fiberglass Sledgehammers Recall Information

Country of OriginVietnam
Recall Date04/20/2023
Recall ID9595
Recall Number23183
HazardThe head of the sledgehammers can loosen prematurely and detach unexpectedly during use, posing an impact injury hazard to the user.
InjuriesThe firm has received 192 reports of the sledgehammer's head detaching, including two reported injuries to consumers' face and head.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled sledgehammers and contact Stanley Black & Decker for instructions to receive a full refund. Consumers must provide their contact information.
Remedy OptionRefund
ContactStanley Black & Decker toll-free at 855-418-3032 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at or at, or and click on "Safety Notices and Recalls" for more information.
Last Updated04/20/2023
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