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Step2® Recalls StepUp Sidekick Learning Towers™ Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)

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Step2® Recalls StepUp Sidekick Learning Towers™ Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)

Name of Product:

StepUp Sidekick Learning Towers

Hazard:

The storage tray with cup holders and step can come loose from the tower, posing a fall hazard to the child.

Recall Date:

September 02, 2021

Units:

About 1,570 (in addition, about 34 were sold in Canada)

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Step2’s StepUp Sidekick Learning Tower for children. The tower can be used as a helper stool and as a chair.  It has a white plastic exterior with a gray tray with two cup holders, seat and a step. Manufacture codes included in this recall are 10-2020, 3-2021, and 5-2021 which can be found on the removable seat/step. Model number “4134” is molded into the bottom of the tower.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled StepUp Sidekick Learning Tower and contact Step2 for a full refund or a credit on Step2.com of equivalent value or an Amazon gift card, if purchased via Amazon.com. 

Incidents/Injuries:

Step2 has received 20 reports of the storage trays or steps coming loose from the tower, including one child sustaining minor bruises after falling from the tower.

Online at Step2.com and at Amazon.com during May 2021 for about $100.

Manufacturer(s):

The Step2 Company LLC, of Streetsboro, Ohio

Manufactured In:

United States

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

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