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Cramer Recalls Folding Step Stools Due to Fall Hazard

Name of product: Task*It 1-UP folding step stool

Hazard: The folding step stool can crack or break and collapse, posing a fall hazard to the user.  Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the folding step stool and contact Cramer LLC for a free replacement step stool.

Description: 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.

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.

Manufacturer: Cramer LLC, of Kansas City, Mo.

Visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission website for more details: www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Cramer-Recalls-Folding-Step-Stools/.

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