Name of Product:
SureClose® READYFIT 180° Hinge-Closer Sets
The hinge-closers can malfunction and not fully self-close gates when installed. This can lead to unintended access to pools and other areas, posing injury and drowning hazards to young children.
February 02, 2022
This recall involves OL.MI-branded SureClose READYFIT 180 hinge-closer sets with model numbers 74108333T and 74108335T. The hydraulic hardware is intended for mounting on gates. They were sold with mounting screws and in sets of two hinge-closers per kit with dimples on the end. The recalled hinge-closer sets were manufactured between October 2018 and September 2019. OL.MI, and the date code in MM/YY format are on the end of the body of the hinge-closer and visible when the hinge-closer is in the open position.
Consumers should immediately stop using the hinge-closers and secure access to areas where gates with the hinge-closers are used until the recalled hinge-closers have been replaced. Contact D&D Technologies to receive either a full refund or to schedule hinge-closer replacement at no cost. Consumers will also receive instructions on how to return recalled hinges to D&D Technologies via mail free of charge.
Fence and gate contractors, distributors and gate manufacturers nationwide and online at www.shutitgatehardware.com from March 2020 through July 2021 for between $645 and $700, depending on the model.
D&D Technologies (USA) Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif.
D&D Technologies at 800-716-0888 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at https://us.ddtech.com/pages/safety-notification or https://us.ddtech.com/ and click on the Resources tab and then on Safety Notifications for more information.
Original recall, updates and more images at CPSC