The following recalls have been announced:
DETAILS: "Stafford" step stools distributed by Ballard Designs Inc. of Atlanta and sold at Ballard Design stores in Florida, Georgia and Ohio, through Ballard Designs catalogs, on http://www.ballarddesigns.com and http://www.hsn.com from July 2009 through May 2011.
WHY: Plastic tabs on the feet of the step stools can cause the stools to be unstable, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
INCIDENTS: Six reports that the stools were not stable, including two reports of falls resulting in minor injuries.
HOW MANY: About 2,500.
FOR MORE: For more information, contact Ballard Designs toll-free at 888-606-2627 between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday and between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. EDT Saturday and Sunday or visit the firm's website at http://www.ballarddesigns.com.