Elho BV Greenville Plant Hangers recalled due to fall hazard

Starting date:
September 4, 2020
Posting date:
September 4, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73851

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Elho BV Greenville long and single plant hangers.
  • Issue: Exposure to high outdoor temperatures can deform the plastic material and cause the plant hangers to fall from balcony railings, posing an injury hazard. 
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the plant hangers and return it where purchased for a full refund.

Affected products

Elho BV Greenville long and single plant hangers 

Product description

This recall involves Elho Greenville Plant hangers with hooks incorporated into the design for balcony railings. The hangers are available in long (45 centimetres diameter, 9.2 litres) and single (20 centimetres diameter, 3.3 litres) sizes. An additional saucer for self-watering is attached to the bottom of the planter. The plant hangers are equipped with 2 holes on the top for straps to strengthen the hanger.

The following plant hangers are included in this recall:
Product Name Colour Article Number EAN Code
Greenville plant hanger single White 04 618 019 150 00 8711904346508
Leaf Green 04 618 019 360 00 8711904346539
Living Concrete 04 618 019 431 00 8711904349714
Living Black 04 618 019 433 00 8711904346560
Brique 04 618 019 762 00 8711004346591
Greenville plant hanger long White 04 618 045 150 00 8711904346713
Leaf Green 04 618 045 360 00 8711904346744
Living Concrete 04 618 045 431 00 8711904349752
Living Black 04 618 045 433 00 8711904346775
Brique 04 618 045 762 00 8711904346805

Hazard identified

Exposure to high outdoor temperatures can deform the plastic material and cause the hangers to fall from balcony railings, posing an injury hazard.

As of August 24, 2020, Elho BV has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. Internationally, Elho BV has received 6 reports of plant hangers falling and no injuries.
 

Number sold

Approximately 205 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2020 to July 2020. 

Place of origin

Manufactured in the Netherlands.

Companies

Distributor
The Garden Center Group Co-op
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Distributor
Floralies Jouvence
Quebec City
Quebec
CANADA
Manufacturer
Elho BV
Tilberg
NETHERLANDS

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the plant hangers and return it where purchased for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Elho BV by telephone long distance at +31 (0)13 751 57 50, by email: contact@elho.com or visit the company'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.