Canadian Tire Corporation Limited recalls MasterCraft Work Platform

Starting date:
June 28, 2016
Posting date:
June 28, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-59010

Affected products

MasterCraft Work Platform

Product description

This recall involves the MasterCraft Work Platform.  The product is 51 centimetres (20 inches) tall with a 30 X 91(12x36") centimetres non-slip deck and a 113 kg (250 lb) weight capacity. The platform doubles as a sawhorse or seating bench. The batch number can be found laser engraved on one of the four legs.

Work Platforms manufactured in 2013 with the following batch numbers are affected:
Product Number Product Batch Number
061-1015 MasterCraft Work Platform 20213-xxx
30213-xxx
40213-xxx
50213-xxx
60213-xxx

 

Hazard identified

The bolts on the product may break, causing the platform to collapse, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these platforms.

Canadian Tire has received three reports of a broken bolt, causing the platform to collapse.  No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 95,918 units (includes batches not affected by recall) were sold in Canadian Tire stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The affected batches were sold from 2013 to 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Oakfair Industrial Ltd
Xingang
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected MasterCraft Work Platform and return them to their local Canadian Tire store for a refund.

For more information, consumers can call Canadian Tire toll-free at 1-800-387-8803 (English) or 1-800-565-3356 (French) or by email.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in

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.