Wing Enterprises, Inc. recalls Little Giant Ladders

Starting date:
May 15, 2017
Posting date:
May 15, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-63262

Affected products

Little Giant Multipurpose Ladders

Product description

This recall involves Little Giant Velocity™, LT™, and Liberty™ multipurpose ladders. The ladders have joints that allow them to bend and lock in various positions. "Little Giant," the model name, model number, and part number are printed on the side of the ladder.

The following products are included in this recall:
Model Name Model Number Part Number
Little Giant Velocity Model 13 15413-001
Model 13 15413-025
Model 17 15417-001
Model 17 15417-161
Model 22 15422-001
Model 22 15422-014
Model 26 15426-001
Littel Giant LT Model 13 14313-001
Model 17 14317-001
Model 17 14317-303
Model 22 14322-001
Little Giant Liberty Model 17 14717-139

 

The following date codes are included in this recall and are stamped on the outer rail below the red locking pin:

103XXX Date Code

104XXX Date Code

105XXX Date Code

106XXX Date Code 107XXX Date Code 108XXX Date Code 109XXX Date Code 110XXX Date Code 111XXX Date Code 112XXX Date Code

10361P

10461P

10561P

10661P

10761P

10861P

10961P

11061P

11161P

11254P

10361S

10461S

10561S

10661S

10761S

10861S

10961S

11061S

11161S

11254S

10362P

10462P

10562P

10662P

10762P

10862P

10962P

11062P

11162P

11261P

10362S

10462S

10562S

10662S

10762S

10862S

10962S

11062S

11162S

11261S

10363P

10463P

10563P

10663P

10763P

10863P

10963P

11063P

11163P

11262P

10363S

10463S

10563S

10663S

10763S

10863S

10963S

11063S

11163S

11262S

10364P

10464P

10564P

10664P

10764P

10864P

10964P

11064P

11164P

11263P

10364S

10464S

10564S

10664S

10764S

10864S

10964S

11064S

11164S

11263S

                 

11264P

                 

11264S

 

Hazard identified

The ladder's locking pins/rung fasteners can fail, posing a fall hazard to consumers on the ladder.

As of April 12, 2017, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 6 units of the affected products were sold in Canada through a Groupon Canada promotion.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold in Canada from March 2016 to February 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Wing Enterprises Inc.
Springville
Utah
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Suzhou Zhongchuang Aluminium Products Co. Ltd.
Yuanhe Town
Suzhou
CHINA
Manufacturer
Suzhou PICA Aluminum Industry Ltd.
Xukou Town
Suzhou
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ladders and contact Wing Enterprises for a free repair kit.  The repair kit includes ABS nylon inserts that the customer can install without the use of tools.

For more information, consumers can contact Wing Enterprises toll-free at 1-855-595-3378, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website and click on RECALL at the top of the home page for more information.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.