Can-Am Off-Road Screw Jack recalled due to injury hazard

Starting date:
December 17, 2020
Posting date:
December 17, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74589

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Can-Am Off-Road Screw Jack sold as an accessory for Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicles.
  • Issue: The screw jack can collapse and lead to the fall of the lifted vehicle on a person, causing severe injury or death.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the screw jack and bring it to an authorized BRP Can-Am Off-Road dealer for a refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.

Affected products

Can-Am Off-Road Screw Jack sold as an accessory for Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicles.

Product description

This recall involves the Can-Am Off-Road screw jack sold as an accessory for Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicles. It features an integrated support base and two fixed attachment points. The part numbers are 715003610 and 715006190. The brand Can-Am is clearly visible on the product. No other Can-Am jack resembles the recalled product.

Hazard identified

The screw jack can collapse and cause the lifted vehicle to fall on a person, posing a crush hazard that can result in severe injury or death.

As of November 29th, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in either Canada or the United States. The company has received 4 reports of collapsing jacks in these countries: 2 in Australia, 1 in Belgium and 1 in Mexico. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

The company reported that 54 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and 650 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from October 2017 to October 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Distributor
Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.
Valcourt
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled screw jack and bring it to an authorized BRP Can-Am Off-Road dealer for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact BRP at 1-888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, seven days a week.

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.