The steps of the ladder can loosen during use, posing fall and drowning hazards to the user.
This recall involves two models of VidaXL stainless steel pool ladders. The ladders measures 47 inches for above-ground pools with item numbers (SKU) 93122 and 93188 printed alongside the vidaXL.com logo on the horizontal bar in the A-frame. The ladders have an A-shape and attach over the above ground pool edge. There are two gray or blue non-skid plastic steps on each side of the ladder.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pool ladders and contact VidaXL for a full refund. VidaXL is contacting all purchasers directly and will instruct consumers to remove two of the ladder’s steps and dispose of the steps and ladder in the trash.
The firm has received four reports of falls off the pool ladders. No injuries have been reported.
VidaXL LLC, of Rialto, Calif.
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.