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Vista Railing Systems Recalls ProBuilt Aluminum Posts Due to Fall Hazard

  • Recalled ProBuilt aluminum deck railing post.
  • Recalled ProBuilt aluminum deck railing post with branding stamp.
Name of Product:
Aluminum deck railing posts
Hazard:

The posts can separate from base, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
October 18, 2018
Units:
About 4,300 posts (in addition, about 23,500 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Vista Railing Systems at 800-667-8247 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT, online at www.post-fix.com or www.probuiltrailings.com and click on “Notices” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves ProBuilt Aluminum Posts used in residential aluminum railing systems on exterior porches, decks, and stairways. The posts connect the horizontal rails in the system and are designed to be anchored to the floor of the deck or porch. Posts have a ‘PB’, surrounded by a square, stamped on the top of the post base plate. The item number is printed on the packaging.

 

Product Name       Item Number (one for each color)
42” End Post PB7468WT0Y, PB7468BK0Y, PB7468XB0Y, PB7468YB0Y, PB7468SW0Y
42” 90 Deg Corner Post PB7469WT0Y, PB7469BK0Y, PB7469XB0Y, PB7469YB0Y, PB7469SW0Y
42” 45 Deg Corner Post PB7494WT0Y, PB7494BK0Y, PB7494XB0Y, PB7494YB0Y, PB7494SW0Y
42” Mid Post PB7470WT0Y, PB7470BK0Y, PB7470XB0Y, PB7470YB0Y, PB7470SW0Y
42” 2.5” Blank Post PB7759WT0Y, PB7759BK0Y, PB7759XB0Y, PB7759YB0Y, PB7759SW0Y
36” End Post PB6804WT0Y, PB6804BK0Y, PB6804XB0Y, PB6804YB0Y, PB6804SW0Y
36” 90 Deg Corner Post PB6805WT0Y, PB6805BK0Y, PB6805XB0Y, PB6805YB0Y, PB6805SW0Y
36” 45 Deg Corner Post PB6809WT0Y, PB6809BK0Y, PB6809XB0Y, PB6809YB0Y, PB6809SW0Y
36” Mid Post PB6806WT0Y, PB6806BK0Y, PB6806XB0Y, PB6806YB0Y, PB6806SW0Y
36” 2.5” Blank Post PB7758WT0Y, PB7758BK0Y, PB7758XB0Y, PB7758YB0Y, PB7758SW0Y
42” Top Stair Post PB7733WT0Y, PB7733BK0Y, PB7733XB0Y, PB7733YB0Y, PB7733SW0Y
Bottom Stair Post PB7735WT0Y, PB7735BK0Y, PB7735XB0Y, PB7735YB0Y, PB7735SW0Y
36” Top Stair Post PB7737WT0Y, PB7737BK0Y, PB7737XB0Y, PB7737YB0Y, PB7737SW0Y
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact Vista Railing Systems for free replacement screws or a set of gussets to repair the posts.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Wholesale building materials distributors and lumberyards in Ark., Ga., Ill., Mich., Minn., Mont., Ohio, S.D., Texas, Wash., and Wis. from January 2017 through June 2018 for about $35. 

Manufacturer(s):

Gold Well International Co. Ltd., of Binh Duong Province, Vietnam

Manufactured In:
Vietnam
Importer(s):

Vista Railing Systems Inc., of Canada

Recall number:
19-014
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