The landing door on the elevators can unlock without the elevator present, posing a fall hazard.
Cambridge Elevating at 800-265-3579 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.cambridgeelevating.com and click on Recall Notifications for more information.
This recall involves Cambridge Elevating Elmira, Heritage & Hybrid model home elevators using the first and second generation micro-controller systems (BES 1 & BES 2). “Cambridge Elevating” is printed on the label inside the elevators. The elevators have an operating panel inside the cab with a digital display, a stop button, the elevator capacity and a phone box. Only elevators with production date codes 1/2/2009 through 29/11/17 printed on the manufacture label inside the elevator wall are included in the recall.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled elevators and contact the firm to be directed to a local certified technician for a free repair.
The firm has received one report of the elevator landing door opening without the elevator present. No injuries have been reported.
Seaside Elevator LLC, of Little River, S.C., Coastal Carolina Elevators, of Little River, S.C. and All-Island Elevator, of Hampton Bays, N.Y.
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.