Drum Grab Australia—The Drum Grab

Identifying features

Drum Grabswith a 1 tonne rating that are assembled using galvanised roll pins through the two fixed arms.

What are the defects?

Potential fracture of the 10mm roll pins, which are used to attach the 2 fixed arms. It has been found that some batches of these roll pins have been affected by hydrogen embrittlement during the manufacturing process.

What are the hazards?

Potential injury to operator should the roll pins fail, allowing the load to fall.

What should consumers do?

Immediately cease using product and details on return for rectification will be advised shortly.

Traders who sold this product

Pacific Hoists
A-Flo Equipment
Complete Pump Supplies
Drum Handling Equipment Australia
DrumSafe Spill Containment Products
K.K. Kingston Ltd
Lindsell Hoists
Lubes Direct Pty Ltd
M & G Industrial
Mermaid Merine Supply Base P/L
Merton Equipment
Mt Isa Produce Agency
Neils Parts Australia
Norco Wholesalers Pty Ltd
Obieco Industries
OPEC Systems
Protector Alsafe
R.Noble's Sales & Parts
Ray Jordan Agencies
Transac Agencies

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 April 2007 - 20 August 2010

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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