CPSC Recall - Issued 8/29/2013

L.L.Bean Recalls Step Stools Due to Fall Hazard

Manufacturer: L.L.Bean Inc.,
Product: Painted Cottage Step Stools
Hazard: The step stools can slide or tip over, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Injuries: L.L.Bean has received six reports of incidents involving slips and falls, resulting in soreness and bruising.
Description: 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.
Remedy: Repair/Refund
Sold At: 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.
Units: About 2,800
Consumer Contact: 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.
Company Website: www.llbean.com