Nombre del producto:
Residential elevators with electro mechanical door locks (EMDLs)
Riesgo:
The plastic locks can allow the landing door to open before the elevator car arrives, posing a serious fall hazard to consumers attempting to board the elevator.
Remedio:
Reemplazo
Fecha del retiro:
Agosto 3, 2016
Unidades:
About 60,000
Contacto para los consumidores:
Consumers should contact their elevator service company. Consumers can also contact Porta Inc. toll-free at 844-719-9037 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday or online at www.emiporta.com and click on "Important Product Safety Notice" for more information. Consumers also can email the firm at emdlinfo@emiporta.com.

Detalles del retiro

Description:
This recall involves all residential elevators with plastic electro mechanical door locks. The EMDLs are installed as part of a complete residential elevator system. Locks included in this recall have a plastic generation 1, 2, 3 or 4 latch and keeper attached to the upper corner on the elevator side of each landing door. A UL or ETL label affixed to the bottom of the EMDL box has “Porta Inc.” printed on it.
 
Remedio:
Consumers should immediately stop using elevators equipped with the electro mechanical door locks and contact their elevator service company to have the plastic locks replaced with metal parts.
Incidentes/Lesiones:
The firm has received two reports of lock failure. No injuries have been reported.
Vendido en:

Elevator manufacturers nationwide from January 2005 through December 2011 for between $20,000 and $40,000.

Fabricado por:
Porta Inc., of Arlington Heights, Ill.
Fabricación en:
U.S.
Número del retiro:
16-238