L.L.Bean Recalls Boat Carts for Canoes and Kayaks; Plastic Wheel Rims Can Burst and Injure Users

The L.L.Bean Deluxe Packaway Boat Carts are used to haul the boats in or out of the water by hand. One person was struck by broken, flying pieces

Fecha del retiro: septiembre 11, 2013
Número del retiro: 13-282
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Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

L.L.Bean Deluxe Packaway Boat Carts

Riesgo:

The cart’s plastic wheel rims can burst when the rubber tires are over-inflated, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Contacto para los consumidores:

L.L.Bean Inc., at (800) 555-9717 anytime, or online at www.llbean.com and click on Product Recall and Safety Info at the bottom of the home page for more information.

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Detalles del retiro

Unidades

About 2,200

Descripción

This recall involves L.L.Bean’s Deluxe Packaway Boat Carts used to haul canoes and kayaks into or out of the water by hand. The carts have a white and blue aluminum frame with rubber tires and have two black nylon straps marked L.L.Bean. The carts weigh about seven pounds. 

Incidentes/Lesiones

L.L.Bean has received two reports of the plastic wheel rims on the cart bursting, resulting in bruises to a consumer who was struck by broken, flying pieces.  No injuries were reported in the second incident.

Remedio

Consumers should call L.L.Bean or go to the firm’s website for new instructions and psi stickers to put on the wheels of the cart.  Do not add air to the tires until reviewing the new instructions on the maximum inflation level or psi. 

Vendido exclusivamente en

L.L.Bean stores nationwide, L.L.Bean’s catalog and online at www.llbean.com from March 2012 through June 2013 for about $100.

Distribuidor

L.L.Bean Inc., of Freeport, Maine

Fabricación en

China

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  • Tire on the recalled L.L.Bean boat cart