Fiberglass Sledgehammers (Models Listed Below)

Profile of fatmax engineering hammer 4 pounds.
Right profile of 6 pound anti vibe sledge hammer.

Hazard:  The head of the sledgehammers can loosen prematurely and detach unexpectedly during use, posing an impact injury hazard to the user.

Description: This recall involves STANLEY Fiberglass Sledgehammers with model numbers listed below. The recalled sledgehammers weigh between 2 and 12 pounds and range between 14” and 36” in length and are red and black. The model numbers of the Stanley hammers are located on a sticker on the handle.

Model No.



4 LB Engineer Hammer


4 LB Blacksmith Hammer


3 LB Drilling Hammer


3 LB Drilling Hammer


4 LB Blacksmith Hammer


4 LB Engineer Hammer


6 LB FATMAX Sledgehammer


8 LB FATMAX Sledgehammer


10 LB FATMAX Sledgehammer


If you own any of the affected units STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY and follow these instructions to obtain a refund check:

  1. Write “RECALLED” on your sledgehammer handle with a permanent marker, and put a note next to it where your email address and date of the request are visible. Take a picture and upload it using the form enabled below.
  2. Stop using immediately and dispose of it in the trash after you have received our email confirming that the refund has been processed, approximately 3 days after submitting the request.
  3. Once your request has been reviewed, we will send you a refund check within the next 4 to 6 weeks.
  4. If you have questions, you can call Stanley Black & Decker toll-free at 855-418-3032 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Note: This is part of a larger sledgehammer recall by Stanley Black & Decker that also includes CRAFTSMAN® and DeWALT® sledgehammers.  For information on those other affected products, visit 

To proceed with your refund please upload a picture of your sledgehammer with the "RECALLED" word written on it with permanent marker. Make sure you include a note next to the unit with your email and the date of the request as shown in the image above. If you cannot upload a picture we will send you a prepaid label to return your unit and issue a refund after inspection. Please select one of the following options:

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