Recall date: March 19, 2015
Recall number: 15-102

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Residential hydraulic elevators
The elevator can operate while the gate door is open, posing a crushing hazard.
Consumer Contact:

Coastal Carolina Elevators collect at (843) 399-6545 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or at and click on the Recall tab at the top of the page (effective April 17, 2015).

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

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This recall involves Elmira Hydraulic residential hydraulic elevators. The elevators were installed in homes with multiple floors. They have a manual accordion-style car gate door with vinyl laminate inserts and a control panel with up and down buttons, light switch, telephone, emergency stop button and power failure light. "Cambridge Elevating" is printed on the elevator's push button panel.


Coastal Carolina Elevators has received three reports of incidents with the elevators, including one injury that resulted in a catastrophic brain injury to a 10-year-old boy from Baltimore, Md.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled elevators and contact Coastal Carolina Elevator for a free repair.

Sold At:

Coastal Carolina Elevators through residential contractors and home builders, including DRHorton, in South Carolina from January 2006 through December 2009 for between $16,000 and $25,000.

Cambridge Elevating, of Canada

Coastal Carolina Elevators LLC, formerly Seaside Elevator LLC, of Little River, S.C.

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