Confer Plastics announces a recall on its Pool Step Systems due to concerns of entrapment and drowning hazards.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the pool steps were recalled because a child’s limbs could become entrapped in the side openings of the step systems, posing a drowning hazard.
Confer Plastics has received two reports in which children’s arms were caught in the side panel openings of the steps, which resulted in minor abrasions. No drownings have been reported.
Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the recalled systems. They can contact Confer Plastics for a free repair kit, which includes additional panels that will prevent entrapment as well as instructions for installation.
If consumers have additional questions or concerns, Confer Plastics can be contacted at 800-635-3213 from 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at www.conferplastics.com by clicking on “Curve Recall”.
This recall involves three models of in-pool step systems with curved steps for in-ground and aboveground pools. The steps and handrails are made of gray and beige plastic. The manufacturing/date code is located on the side walls of each step.
The following models are included in the recall:
|Model||Product Description||Manufacturing/Date Code Range|
|#CCX-AG||Confer Curve base (staircase) 4-step for aboveground pool||All 2013-2018|
|#CCX-IG||Confer Curve base (staircase) 3-step for in-ground pool||All 2013-2018|
|#CCX-ADD||Curve add-on unit for either in-ground or aboveground stairs||All 2013-2018|
The pool step systems were sold by the following retailers from January 2013 to July 2018 for between $200 and $400:
If you or a loved one have suffered an injury or illness due to a defective or dangerous product, contact Thomas J. Henry. Over two decades of experience handling a multitude of defective product cases and extensive legal and financial resources allow us to provide our clients with truly dynamic legal representation. Thomas J. Henry has a proven track record of achieving real results for clients devastated by recalled products.
Let us help you recover the compensation you are entitled to. Our firm has offices in Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Austin, and Houston, serving clients across Texas and nationwide. Contact us today for a free case review.