Consumer product recall

Princess Auto recalls Powerfist Drywall Hoist

Starting date:
December 6, 2018
Posting date:
December 6, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Blue Powerfist 11 ft Drywall Hoist

Product description

This recall involves a blue Powerfist 11ft Drywall Hoist with UPC/model # 8690703.

Hazard identified

Weld on the hoist lift may fail, causing the hoist and any materials being lifted to drop, creating a risk of injury to user from impact.

As of December 5, 2018 the company has received 1 incident report in Canada. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 6,600 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from February 21, 2017 to November 22, 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



Princess Auto Ltd.




Forcome Company Limited



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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the product to any Princess Auto location for a full refund.

The company can be contacted at 1-800-665-8685 Mon-Fri from 6 am to 9 pm CST, or Sat and Sun from 8 am to 5:30 pm CST or by email. Additional information is available at

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.