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Molenaar Recalls Folding Step Stools Due to Fall Hazard

  • Recalled folding step stool
Name of Product:
Folding Step Stool
Hazard:
The folding step stools can break or collapse unexpectedly when in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
July 12, 2012
Units:
About 3,700
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Molenaar at (877) 719-4442 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.miline.com where a link to this recall will be posted.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves 13-inch high folding step stools. The step stool is plastic and has a handle for carrying the stool when it is folded. The stools have a single step and come in beige with a brown top. The stools, which were used as promotional products, have various company logos imprinted on the side panel beneath the top of the stool.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the step stools and return them to the business printed on the step stool to receive a different promotional item. Businesses who purchased the product from Molenaar should return them for a refund or credit. Consumers or businesses can contact Molenaar LLC for more information.

Incidents/Injuries:

No incidents or injuries reported were reported.

Sold At:
The recalled stools were distributed free by various companies as promotional products between March 2012 and May 2012.
Importer(s):

Molenaar LLC, of Willmar, Minn.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
12-224
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