APMI midnight folding handle recall

APMI recalls midnight folding handles sold in the first half of 2011
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  • Updated:13 Jul 2011

01.APMI midnight folding handle recall

ACTCO Pickering Metal Industries Pty Ltd (APMI) has recalled its midnight folding handle, as it may open under vibration while driving. This could cause tools and equipment storied in the unit to fall onto the road, potentially causing damage to the goods and injury on the road.

Identifying features

  • DS039 LC003 MI0002
  • TC069 LC004 TC071
  • TC073 TC053 TC064
  • LC0001 TC052 TC070
  • TC065 LC002 DS053
  • TC072 TC059 DS056
  • TC054 TC058 DS046
  • TC051 TC057 DS047
  • TC050 TC068 DS044
  • DS054 TC067 DS045 
  • DS055 TC066 DS042
  • MI0007 TC061 DS043
  • FLT0015 TC062 DS040
  • MI0001 DS052 MI0006
  • LC0005 DS051 Mi0005
  • MI0003 DS050 MI0004
  • DS041 DS049
  • TC063 DS048
  • TC060 MI0008

Dates available for sale

1st January 2011 - 30th June 2011

What should consumers do?

Until replacement handles are available, APMI advise affected customers to use a physical restraint and duct tape over the handles and body of the TSB unit to prevent any possibility of the handles opening.

ACTCO Pickering Metal Industries Pty Ltd will contact consumers directly via letter advising them of how the defect will be rectified.


Information sourced from Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) Product safety recalls



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