The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed.
Product: Simple Set pool ladders
Importer: Aqua-Leisure Industries, of Avon, Mass.
Hazard: The plastic step support clips can be assembled upside down,causing the ladder steps to break under a user's weight.
Incidents/injuries: Six injuries have been reported, including a concussion, a broken arm, fractured ribs and a wrist sprain.
Description: The ladders were included with Aqua Leisure Simple-Set inflatable pools that range from 12 to 18 feet in diameter. The white metal arched ladders have two, three or four plastic blue steps on each side of the arch with two blue cross bars just above the top step. White plastic and metal clips are used to connect the steps to the ladder.
Sold at: Discount department and toy stores nationwide from January 2002 through August 2005 for $90 to $200.
Remedy: Stop using the ladders and contact Aqua-Leisure for a free repair kit.
Contact: Call 866-807-3998 or visit www.aqualeisure.com.