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Little Giant ladders recalled by Wing Enterprises due to fall hazard

Little Giant Velocity M13Wing Enterprises is recalling about 37,000 Little Giant multipurpose ladders.

The ladder’s locking pins/rung fasteners can fail, posing a fall hazard to consumers on the ladder.

Wing Enterprises has received two reports of locking pins/rung fasteners failing. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Little Giant Velocity, LT and Liberty multipurpose ladders. The ladders have joints that allow it to bend and lock in various positions. “Little Giant,” the model name, model number, and part number are printed on the side of the ladder.

Little Giant Velocity

Part Number

Little Giant LT

Part Number

Model 13

15413-001

Model 13

14313-001

Model 13

15413-025

Model 17

14317-001

Model 17

15417-001

Model 17

14317-303

Model 17

15417-161

Model 22

14322-001

Model 22

15422-001

   

Model 22

15422-014

Little Giant Liberty

 

Model 26

15426-001

Model 17

14717-139

Ladders included in the recall have one of the following date codes stamped on the outer rail below the red locking pin.

Date Codes

10361P

10463P

10661P

10763P

10961P

11063P

11254P

10362P

10464P

10662P

10764P

10962P

11064P

11261P

10363P

10561P

10663P

10861P

10963P

11161P

11262P

10364P

10562P

10664P

10862P

10964P

11162P

11263P

10461P

10563P

10761P

10863P

11061P

11163P

11264P

10462P

10564P

10762P

10864P

11062P

11164P

 

10361S

10463S

10661S

10763S

10961S

11063S

11254S

10362S

10464S

10662S

10764S

10962S

11064S

11261S

10363S

10561S

10663S

10861S

10963S

11161S

11262S

10364S

10562S

10664S

10862S

10964S

11162S

11263S

10461S

10563S

10761S

10863S

11061S

11163S

11264S

10462S

10564S

10762S

10864S

11062S

11164S

 

The ladders were sold at AAFES, NEXCOM, and PPG Paints stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, DirectBuy.com, Eladders.com, Grainger.com, Groupon.com, Homedepot.com, Houzz.com, Laddersales.com, LittleGiantLadder.com, Lowes.com, Overstock.com, Samsclub.com, Target.com, Wayfair.com, Zorotools.com, 1800Ladders.com, and other Web retailers from March 2016 through February 2017. The cost was between $200 and $320.

Consumers should immediately stop using recalled ladders and contact Wing Enterprises for a free repair kit with ABS nylon inserts that the customer can install without the use of tools, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise.

For more information, call Wing Enterprises at 855-595-3378 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or visit www.littlegiantladders.com and click on RECALL at the top of the home page.

For details on other recalls, see www.recalls.gov.

Copyright 2017, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist

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