Recall: Multi-Purpose Telescoping Aluminum Ladders
On 2018-06-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Multi-Purpose Telescoping Aluminum Ladders due to a potential Fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2018 for about $180 to $275.
About 80,000 units are involved in this ladder recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. 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 2018.
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What is the problem?
The ladders can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves five models of aluminum telescoping ladders that can be used in five different positions (twin step ladder, stairway step ladder, extension ladder, wall ladder and as two scaffold bases). The date code is stamped on the inside of the outer leg of the ladder, beneath the bottom step. The model number is printed on a label located on the side of the ladder rail. The recalled ladders have a load capacity of 375 lbs.
|Model Number||Date Codes||Ladder Size|
|MT-IAA-13A||121744XX or 011844XX||13 feet|
These items were sold new+ at Home Depot and Lowe's stores nationwide from April 2018 through May 2018 for between $180 and $275.
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 immediately stop using the recalled ladders and return the ladder to the store of purchase to receive a full refund.
Werner toll-free at 888-523-3370 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.wernerco.com and click on "News, Events & Recalls" located at the top of the page.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received one report of a ladder breaking while in use, resulting in one injury to the left side and elbow of the consumer.
+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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