The plastic step support clips can be assembled upside down, causing the ladder steps to break under a user's weight.
This recall involves about 320,000 ladders for inflatable pools The ladders were included with Aqua Leisure Simple-Set inflatable pools that range from 12 to 18 feet in diameter. The white metal arched ladders have two, three, or four plastic blue steps on each side of the arch with two blue cross bars just above the top step. White plastic and metal clips are used to connect the steps to the ladder. Each step is molded with the words "Aqua Leisure."
Discount department and toy stores nationwide from January 2002 through August 2005 for between $90 and $200, depending on the size of the pool.
What To Do:
Stop using the ladders immediately and contact Aqua-Leisure for a free repair kit, including new assembly instructions and color-coded support clips. Ladders should be re-assembled using the new repair kits. For more information, call Aqua-Leisure toll-free at (866) 807-3998 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.aqualeisure.com.
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