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 A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at

Units: About 1.6 million in the United States and 64,000 in Canada

Hazard: The step stools can break or collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Description: The 9-inch (style number 3575) and 13-inch (style number 3576) Kennedy International folding step stools are plastic and have a handle for carrying the stools when they are folded. They were sold in various colors.

Sold at: HomeGoods, Marshalls, TJ Maxx and other retailers nationwide from January 2010 through January 2012 for $8 to $12.

Remedy: Stop using the step stools and contact Kennedy International for a refund.

Contact: Call 855-270-8301 or visit