/C O R R E C T I O N -- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission/

       /C O R R E C T I O N -- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission/

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2012

In the news release, Tricam Industries Recalls Easy Reach Step Stools Due to
Fall Hazard; Sold exclusively at The Home Depot, issued 25-Oct-2012 by U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission over PR Newswire, we are advised by the
organization that the Units paragraph should read 84,000 rather than 118,000
as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:

  Tricam Industries Recalls Easy Reach Step Stools Due to Fall Hazard; Sold
  exclusively at The Home Depot

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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.

(Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO)

Recall Summary

Name of product: Step Stool

Hazard: The top step/standing platform can break, posing a fall hazard to
consumers.

Remedy: Customers should immediately stop using the recalled step stools and
contact Tricam Industries for a full  refund.

Consumer Contact: Tricam Industries; toll-free (855) 336-0360, 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or www.gorillaladders.net, then click on Recall
for more information.

Photos are available at:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13020.html?tab=recalls

Recall Details

Units: About 84,000

Description: The recalled products are Easy Reach by Gorilla Ladders 3-Step
Pro Series step stools, model number HB3-PRO. The step stools have three
plastic steps, a steel tubular frame and a plastic-molded tool holder. The
model number is located on the underside of the middle step on a blue label.
The label also states that the step stools are rated to support 225 lbs.
Recalled step stools have a "J" stamped into the underside of the top step
and/or the underside of the tool holder.

Incidents/Injuries: Tricam has received five reports of the standing platform
breaking, one of which included a report of scrapes and abrasions to a
consumer.

Sold Exclusively at: The Home Depot from April 2012 through August 2012 for
about $27.

Importer: Tricam Industries Inc., of Eden Prairie, Minn.

Manufactured in: China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in
receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this
product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please
tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

Media Contact

Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline

Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe
products.

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury
or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under
the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer
product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is
committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire,
electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety
of consumer products—such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and
household chemicals—contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and
injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any
other recalled product.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to:
SaferProducts.gov, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at
(301) 595-7054 for the hearing and speech impaired. Consumers can obtain this
news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov. To join a free
e-mail subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Website: http://www.cpsc.gov
 
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