Recall: Little Giant multipurpose ladders
On 2017-03-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Little Giant multipurpose ladders due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 1800 for about $200 to $320.
About 40,000 units are involved in this Wing Enterprises ladder recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Ladders & Accessories category in 2017.
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What is the problem?
The ladder's locking pins/rung fasteners can fail, posing a fall hazard to consumers on the ladder.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Little Giant Velocity, LT and Liberty multipurpose ladders. The ladders have joints that allow it to bend and lock in various positions. "Little Giant," the model name, model number and part number are printed on the side of the ladder.
|Little Giant Velocity||Part Number||Little Giant LT||Part Number|
|Model 13||15413-001||Model 13||14313-001|
|Model 13||15413-025||Model 17||14317-001|
|Model 17||15417-001||Model 17||14317-303|
|Model 17||15417-161||Model 22||14322-001|
|Model 22||15422-014||Little Giant Liberty|
|Model 26||15426-001||Model 17||14717-139|
Ladders included in the recall have one of the following date codes stamped on the outer rail below the red locking pin.
These items were sold new+ at AAFES, NEXCOM, PPG Paints stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, DirectBuy.com, Eladders.com, Grainger.com, Groupon.com, Homedepot.com, Houzz.com, Laddersales.com, LittleGiantLadder.com, Lowes.com, Overstock.com, Samsclub.com, Target.com, Wayfair.com, Zorotools.com,1800Ladders.com and other Web retailers from March 2016 through February 2017 for between $200 and $320.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using recalled ladders and contact Wing Enterprises for a free repair kit with ABS nylon inserts that the customer can install without the use of tools.
Wing Enterprises toll-free at 855-595-3378 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.littlegiantladders.com and click on RECALL at the top of the home page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Wing Enterprises has received two reports of locking pins/rung fasteners failing. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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