About 6,500 Task*It 1-UP folding step stools have been recalled by Cramer LLC, of Kansas City, Mo. The folding step stool can crack or break and collapse, posing a fall hazard to the user. This recall includes grey Task*It 1-UP folding step stools. The stools are plastic and have a 9.5 x 14.5 top step and feature two 11.5 inch legs that fold inward for storage. The top of the folding step stool is covered with black rubber treading imprinted with an asterisk symbol. “1-UP step” is printed on the product packaging. The Task*It name is imprinted on the legs. The stools were sold at Office supply stores such as SP Richards, United Stationers and Staples nationwide and online at Amazon.com from January 2012 through December 2012 for between $30 and $40.
Cramer has received 14 reports of the step stools breaking or cracking. Of the 14 reports, two reported injuries including head, neck and back pain. Consumers should immediately stop using the folding step stool and contact Cramer LLC for a free replacement step stool. Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Contact Cramer LLC at (800) 366-6700 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit its website at www.cramerinc.com and click on the recall link.
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