The recall affects 5 models of aluminum telescoping ladders that can be used in multiple positions for a number of different purposes, CPSC said in a Recall Notice.
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.
Affected model numbers include MT-IAA-13A, MT-IAA-17A, MT-IAA-22A, MT-IAA-26 and MT-IAA-26A. The date codes are 121744XX or 011844XX, CPSC said.
The recalled ladders were sold at Home Depot and Lowe’s stores across the U.S. between April 2018 and May 2018 for $180-$275.
CPSC said it is aware of at least 1 report of a ladder breaking during use, resulting in an injury to the left side and elbow of the consumer.
If you purchased a ladder that is being recall, you should stop using it immediately and return it to the point of purchase for a full refund.