The folding step stools can break or collapse unexpectedly when in use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
This recall involves 9-inch and 13-inch Kennedy International folding step stools.
They were sold in the following colors: blue, green, gray, red, purple, pink, orange, turquoise, aqua, white, plum, orchid, emerald, sapphire, sangria, ocean, sage, fuchsia, lime and various color combinations.
They were sold at HomeGoods, Marshalls, TJ Maxx and other retailers nationwide from January 2010 through January 2012 for between $8 and $12.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled step stools and contact Kennedy International to receive a full refund.
For additional information, contact Kennedy International toll-free at (855) 270-8301 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.kennedy-intl.com