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

L.L.Bean Recalls Step Stools Due to Fall Hazard
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August 30, 2013

L.L.Bean has announced a recall of approximately 2,800 painted cottage step stools. The step stools can slide or tip over, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

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.

The recalled step stools were sold at L.L.Bean stores nationwide, through L.L.Bean's catalog and online from December 2012 through June 2013.

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 known purchasers of the step stool directly.

For more information on this recall, contact L.L.Bean at 800-555-9717.