Recall: Syratech Corporation Recalls Elements Decorative Lawn Sprinklers

August 25, 2006
Release #06-246
Syratech Recall Hotline: (800) 471-3986
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Syratech Corporation Recalls Elements® Decorative Lawn Sprinklers WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Products: Frog, Fish or Duck Lawn Sprinkler

Units: About 10,000

Importer: Syratech Corporation, of East Boston, Mass.

Hazard: The plastic body of the lawn sprinkler can crack when placed under intense water pressure and pieces of it can break off and be projected 5 to 10 feet in the air. This could pose a risk of injury to consumers and bystanders.

Incidents/Injuries: Syratech has received two reports of the lawn sprinkler cracking and projecting pieces of the decorative covering in the air. The company has no reports of injuries.

Description: The recalled products are Elements® lawn sprinklers with a plastic decorative body mounted on wheels in the shape of a green frog, blue fish or yellow duck sold under model numbers:
Model No. 4005059 (Duck)
Model No. 4005060 (Frog)
Model No. 4005061 (Fish)
The model numbers are located on the side of the packaging.

Sold at: Discount retailers nationwide from March 2006 through August 2006 for between $15 and $30.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these sprinklers immediately and return them to Syratech Corp. for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers can contact Syratech. at (800) 471-3986 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or by e-mail at