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YTL International, Inc. recalls drywall lift
- Starting date:
- April 20, 2016
- Posting date:
- April 20, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and YTL International, Inc.
Drywall lift (This is not an electronic product but is mechanically operated.)
This recall involves a telescoping lift for mechanically elevating sheets of drywall. The brand name is Performance Built and the model number is YTL 40203.
The drywall lift can fail during use causing the load of drywall to fall onto the lift operator, posing an injury hazard.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these lifts in Canada.
YTL International, Inc. has received two reports in the United States of the drywall lifts failing and dropping their load. No injuries have been reported.
Approximately 2,100 units were sold in Canada and approximately 17,000 units were distributed in the United States.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from January 2013 to January 2016.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
TSC Stores L.P.
Distribution Centre, N5V 2Z8
Finehau Industry Group
Hong Kong, China and Tian Xin District Tangxia Town
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled drywall lifts and contact YTL International, Inc. for a return label for returning the recalled product and receiving a full refund.
For more information, consumers can contact YTL International, Inc. toll free at 888-723-6534 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online and click on RECALL.
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.
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