Folding Step Stools Sold at Home Goods, Marshalls, TJ Maxx Stores Recalled for Fall Hazard
Kennedy International Inc. recently announced a recall of Folding Step Stools. Kennedy International is aware of at least 15 reports of incidents involving step stools cracking or breaking, including three reports of injuries to consumers using the stools. Injuries included two reports of back injuries and one report of a fractured leg.
The folding step stools can break or collapse unexpectedly when in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
The folding step stools were sold from January 2010 through January 2012. This recall involves 9-inch and 13-inch Kennedy International folding step stools. The step stools are plastic and have a handle for carrying the stools when they are folded. The style number is 3575 for the 9-inch and 3576 for the 13-inch step stools. The style number is printed on a sticker on one of the legs of the stool. “Kennedy Home Collection” is also printed on a label on some of the stools. They were sold in the following colors: blue, green, gray, red, purple, pink, orange, turquoise, aqua, white, plum, orchid, emerald, sapphire, sangria, ocean, sage, fuchsia, lime and various color combinations.
According to the recall notice, consumers should immediately stop using the recalled step stools and contact Kennedy International to receive a full refund. For additional information, contact Kennedy International toll-free at (855) 270-8301 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at http://www.kennedy-intl.com
If you have been injured by a step stool or product, a defective products attorney may be able to help you pursue the compensation you deserve. For more information, call 1-888-BURNETTI.