IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL
On 4/20/16 the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding the Drywall Lift sold by YTL International Inc.
This product was sold by Lowe’s, Menards, Orgill and TSC Stores in Canada from January 2013 through January 2016 for about $250.
About 17,000 units are involved in this recall in the U.S.A (in addition, 2,700 were sold in Canada)
Learn more, and what to do if you own it.
The drywall lift that is being recalled looks like the image above: it will bear one of the following trademarks or markings printed onto the red metal frame from January 2013 to January 2016: If your product does not bear one these markings, it is not under recall.
- PERFORMANCE BUILT sold at Lowes and TSC Canada
- MUD BOSS sold at Menards
- 150 LB. DRYWALL PANEL HOIST sold at various small home centers under the VULCAN Brand
What is the problem?
The drywall lifts can fail during use causing an elevated load of drywall to fall onto the lift operator, posing an injury hazard.
What action should I take?
First, stop using the product immediately.
For a full refund of the product, enter your name, address and brand in the fields below, and submit.
ONCE WE RECEIVE THE ABOVE INFO, A PRINTABLE UPS LABEL WILL BE EMAILED BACK TO YOU
- Print out the UPS label.
- Remove only the tripod base and zip tie the legs so they will not open.
- Take the base to a UPS Store and they will provide an envelope for the shipping label.
Once YTL receives the tripod base at our return facility we will issue a refund check for the product.
If you have more questions and would like to speak to an assistant, you may call YTL staff at YTL’s International toll-free hotline on (888) 723-6534 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.