L.L.Bean Recalls Step Stools Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)

The painted wood cottage step stools can slide or tip over and cause falls.

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Painted cottage step stools

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The step stools can slide or tip over, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

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L.L.Bean Inc. at (800) 555-9717 anytime, or online at www.llbean.com and click on Product Recall and Safety Info at the bottom of the home page for more information.

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About 2,800

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This recall involves L.L.Bean painted wood cottage step stools. They measure about 12 inches tall by 12 inches wide by 13 inches deep and have a slot on the top surface and hard plastic caps on the bottom of all four legs.  They were sold in the following colors: black, coffee bean, ivory, light sage and red.  Item number 281655 is printed on a sticker on the underside of the stool.  

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L.L.Bean has received six reports of incidents involving slips and falls, resulting in soreness and bruising.

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Consumers should immediately stop using the step stools and contact L.L.Bean for a full refund or a merchandise card. L.L.Bean will send consumers a prepaid label to return one leg of the stool. The rest of the stool can be discarded. L.L.Bean is contacting purchasers of the step stool directly.

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L.L.Bean stores nationwide, L.L.Bean’s catalog and online at www.llbean.com from December 2012 through June 2013 for about $40.  

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L.L.Bean Inc., of Freeport, Maine

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China

  • L.L.Bean painted cottage step stool

  • Plastic cap on the bottom of the stool’s leg