About 78,000 aluminum ladders have been recalled due to a fall hazard.

According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Werner Ladder has issued a recall for about 78,000 Multi-Purpose Telescoping Aluminum Ladders.

The ladders can reportedly break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user.

The ladders could be purchased at Home Depot and Lowe’s stores nationwide, from April 2018 through May 2018 for between $180 and $275.

The recall involves the following five aluminum telescoping ladder models:

Model Number

Date Codes

Ladder Size


121744XX or 011844XX

13 feet


17 feet


22 feet


26 feet


26 feet

The company has received one report of a ladder breaking while in use, resulting in one injury to the left side and elbow of the user.

According to the release, consumers should immediately stop using these recalled ladders, and should return the product to the store of purchase to receive a full refund.

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