Portela Group Pty Ltd t/a Factory Fast—Multi-Purpose Ladder
What are the defects?
The ladder does not perform as claimed on the packaging and on the load rating label. Consumers may mistakenly rely on the claimed load rating of 150kg to decide whether it is safe for them to use. Recent testing has confirmed that the ladder has a load rating of 112.5kg.
What are the hazards?
There is a possibility of a fall injury if the ladders fail while loaded with more than 112.5kg.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should not use the ladder for loads of more than 112.5kg. Consumers may contact Factory Fast to arrange to be refunded the full purchase price.
- 11 April 2012 - 7 January 2013
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.