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Recall: Louisville/Davidson and Michigan Brand Fiberglass Extension Ladders


On 2008-02-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Louisville/Davidson and Michigan Brand Fiberglass Extension Ladders due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2007 for about $130.00 to $760.00.

About 30,000 units are involved in this Louisville Ladder extension 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 2008.

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Louisville/Davidson and Michigan Brand Fiberglass Extension Ladders
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What is the problem?

The extension or fly section can fail to lock, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recalled ladders are Type I, IA, or II extension ladders with fiberglass rails and "D" shaped aluminum rungs.

These items were sold new+ at Industrial supply stores and home centers nationwide from September 2007 through December 2007 for between $130 and $760.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should stop using the ladder immediately and contact Louisville Ladder for instructions on inspecting the ladder and receiving a free repair kit, if necessary.

For additional information, contact Louisville Ladder at (800)660-4356 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at


Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

None reported.

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