The CPSC also recently announced the recall of several thousand hammock stands due to fall hazards. There have been numerous reports of cracked foot brackets and several consumers have fallen when the brackets have failed. The recall involves hammock stands made from steel pipe and sold in green and black under the Twin Oaks brand.
Product recalls resulting from metallurgical problems and faulty welding are a fairly common occurrence. When they happen they can result in expensive product recalls and in the event that someone has been injured, potentially costly lawsuits.
EMSL Analytical, Inc., a leading metallurgical and product testing laboratory, has the expertise to help test products before they go to market as well as help to identify the root cause of product failures. The characterization of materials is the single most important step in understanding the processing-structure-
“The Materials Science Division of EMSL Analytical was established to help clients develop solutions to challenges in manufacturing, quality assurance, and research and development,”
To learn more about metallurgical and materials testing services, please visit www.EMSL.com, call (800)220-3675 or email info@EMSL.com.
About EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL Analytical is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider of environmental and materials testing services and products to professionals and the general public. The company has an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies.
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EMSL Analytical Inc. is a nationally recognized accredited testing laboratory and locally focused provider of consumer product, environmental, microbiology, industrial hygiene, food and materials testing services to professionals and the general public.