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YTL International Recalls Drywall Lifts Due to Injury Hazard

  • YTL International drywall lifter
Name of Product:
Drywall lifts
Hazard:

The drywall lifts can fail during use, causing the load of drywall to fall onto the lift operator, posing an injury hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
April 20, 2016
Units:
About 17,000 (in addition, 2,700 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

YTL International toll-free at 888-723-6534 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.ytlinternational.com and click on RECALL for more information.

Recall Details

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled drywall lifts and contact YTL for a postage paid shipping label to ship them to YTL for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received two reports of the drywall lifts failing and dropping their load. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Lowe’s, Menards and Orgill Inc. stores nationwide from January 2013 through January 2016 for about $250.
Importer(s):

YTL International, of Cerritos, Calif.

Distributor(s):
YTL International, of Cerritos, Calif.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
16-149
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