Home Hardware Stores Ltd. Recalls Benchmark Step Ladder with Tray

Starting date:
November 5, 2018
Posting date:
November 5, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68150

Affected products

Benchmark Step Ladder with Tray

Product description

This recall involves the Benchmark Step Ladder with Tray. This recall concerns Model# 5435-954 with UPC 822733184976.

Hazard identified

The platform on the ladder does not lock securely in place posing a potential fall hazard.

As of October 24, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 700 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled ladders were sold from December 2017 to October 2018

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Home Hardware Stores Limited
St. Jacobs
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
ABC Tools MFG Corp
Qindao
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ladder and return the affected product to their local Home Hardware for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Home Hardware Stores Limited by email or by calling 519-664-2252 ext. 6609.

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.