Extension Ladders Recalled for Fall Hazard

Louisville Ladder Inc., of Louisville, Ky., is recalling about 25,000 "Louisville/Davidson" and "Michigan" brand fiberglass extension ladders. The extension or "fly" section can fail to lock, posing a fall hazard to consumers. The recalled ladders were sold at industrial supply stores and home centers nationwide from September 2007 through December 2007 for between $130 and $760. (The recall involves only models manufactured from September 2007 through October 2007.)

The recalled ladders are Type I, IA, or II extension ladders with fiberglass rails and "D" shaped aluminum rungs. To view a list of models included in the recall, visit http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08197.html.

For more information, contact Louisville Ladder at (800) 660-4356 or visit http://www.louisvilleladder.com.

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