Molenaar Recalls Folding Step Stools Due to Fall Hazard

The step stools, given as free promotional products by various companies, can break or collapse unexpectedly.

Recall date: July 12, 2012
Recall number: 12224

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Folding Step Stool


The folding step stools can break or collapse unexpectedly when in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Molenaar at (877) 719-4442 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at where a link to this recall will be posted.

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Recall Details


About 3,700


This recall involves 13-inch high folding step stools. The step stool is plastic and has a handle for carrying the stool when it is folded. The stools have a single step and come in beige with a brown top. The stools, which were used as promotional products, have various company logos imprinted on the side panel beneath the top of the stool.


No incidents or injuries reported were reported.


Consumers should immediately stop using the step stools and return them to the business printed on the step stool to receive a different promotional item. Businesses who purchased the product from Molenaar should return them for a refund or credit. Consumers or businesses can contact Molenaar LLC for more information.

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The recalled stools were distributed free by various companies as promotional products between March 2012 and May 2012.


Molenaar LLC, of Willmar, Minn.

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