A&I Products recalls Tractor Canopies

Starting date:
June 12, 2018
Posting date:
June 12, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-66962

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and A&I Products.

Affected products

A&I Tractor Canopies

Product description

This recall involves steel A&I tractor canopies sold in green, blue, orange, red and dark red. The recalled canopies are sold as a separate attachment that can be bolted to a tractor’s Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) and come with mounting brackets and hardware.

Hazard identified

The canopies do not meet design specifications and can cause the tractor’s Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) to fail to protect the operator in a rollover accident, posing an injury hazard.

As of May 25, 2018, A&I Products has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 237 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 6,200 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2016 to April 2018 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Distributor
John Deere Canada ULC
Grimsby
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
A&I Products Canada Ltd.
Altona
Alberta
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using tractors with a recalled canopy (or remove the canopy) and contact an authorized John Deere dealer for a free repair.

For more information, consumers may contact A&I Products by telephone at 1-800-657-4343 Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  Consumers can also visit the company’s websites at aiproducts or johndeere and click on “Recalls” under the Parts & Service drop-down menu for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

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.