Werner ladders sold at Home Depot and Lowe's nationwide are being recalled because the items can break while in use. 

The ladders involved in this recall are 78,000 multi-purpose telescoping aluminum ladders. The five models of ladders that can be used in five different positions (twin step ladder, stairway step ladder, extension ladder, wall ladder and as two scaffold bases). The date code is stamped on the inside of the outer leg of the ladder, beneath the bottom step. The model number is printed on a label located on the side of the ladder rail. The recalled ladders have a load capacity of 375 lbs.

Model Number

Date Codes

Ladder Size


121744XX or 011844XX

13 feet


17 feet


22 feet


26 feet


26 feet

At least one injury has been reported. You should immediately stop using the recalled ladders and return it to the store where you bought it to receive a full refund. 

The ladders were sold at Home Depot and Lowe’s stores nationwide from April 2018 through May 2018 for between $180 and $275.