Deere & Company recalls John Deere Front Loader
- Starting date:
- May 24, 2018
- Posting date:
- May 24, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Outdoor Living
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Deere & Company
John Deere Front Loader
This recall involves the John Deere model 120R front loader that attaches to 2025R tractors. The front loader is mostly green with yellow accents. The model number 120R is located on both sides of the loader. The serial number is located on the inside of the left boom arm of the loader. A list of serial numbers included in this recall is available at John Deere recall page.
The ballasting information for the loader when attached to a John Deere model 2025R tractor is missing from the operator’s manual. If improperly ballasted, the tractor may be unstable and cause injury to the operator or bystanders.
As of May 22, 2018, Deere & Company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or the United States.
Approximately 1,335 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 11,510 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from May 2017 to September 2017 in Canada and the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in the United States.
John Deere Canada ULC
Deere & Company
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled front loader and contact their John Deere dealer to have them correct ballasting information to the current operator's manual.
For more information, consumers may contact Deere & Company by telephone toll-free at 1-800-537-8233 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday and between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. ET Saturday. Consumers can also visit the firm's website.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.