Werner Recalls 78,000 Aluminum Ladders Sold at Home Depot and Lowe’s Stores Nationwide

The recalled ladders can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers

Werner Recalls 78,000 Aluminum Ladders Sold at Home Depot and Lowe’s Stores Nationwide
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June 20, 2018

Werner is recalling about 78,000 multi-purpose aluminum ladders that can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Recalled Product Details

This recall affects five models of Werner aluminum telescoping ladders that can be used in five different positions (twin step ladder, stairway step ladder, extension ladder, wall ladder, and as two scaffold bases).

The date code is stamped on the inside of the outer leg of the ladder, beneath the bottom step (121744XX or 011844XX). 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.

When and where were they sold?

The impacted Werner ladders were sold at Home Depot and Lowe's stores nationwide from April 2018 through May 2018.

To date, Werner says that it has received one report of a ladder breaking while in use, resulting in one injury to the left side and elbow of the user.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Werner ladders and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.

For more information about this recall, contact Werner by calling (888) 523-3370.