Ladders that were sold nationwide at Home Depot and Lowe’s home improvement stores in the United States can break while people are using them are being recalled.
The products were sold at Home Depot and Lowe’s stores during April and May 2018, according to a news release posted with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
If you purchased any of these ladders, you should stop using them immediately and return them to the store for a refund.
The recall involves five models of aluminum telescoping ladders from the Werner brand, according to the news release. For a list of the models affected, check the chart below.
According to the news report, the firm has received one report of a ladder breaking while in use.
The products were made in China and imported by Werner Co. of Greenville, Pennsylvania.
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|
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ladders and return the ladder to the store of purchase to receive a full refund.
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.
Home Depot and Lowe’s stores nationwide from April 2018 through May 2018 for between $180 and $275.
Werner Co, of Greenville, Pa.