The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s new searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 341,000 (206,000 were recalled Aug. 4)
Importer: Target Corp., of Minneapolis
Hazard: The step stools can break apart or collapse under the weight of the user, causing the user to fall.
Description: Recalled are Circo white step stool with storage (490970403046 and 180970208597); Circo natural step stool with storage (490970403053 and 180970208610); Circo natural and red step stool with storage (490970403060 and 180970208665); Do Your Room natural step stool with storage (097168014338); Do Your Room honey step stool with storage (390970402622); Do Your Room white (859090000076 or 490970401394); Do Your Room pink (801116004445); and Do Your Room blue (801116004438).
Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide and at Target.com from January 2007 through October 2010 for $25 to $30.
Remedy: Return to any Target store for a refund.
Contact: Call 800-440-0680 or visit www.target.com.