Recall date: September 11, 2013
Recall number: 13-282

Recall Summary

Name of product:
L.L.Bean Deluxe Packaway Boat Carts
The cart's plastic wheel rims can burst when the rubber tires are over-inflated, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
Consumer Contact:

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

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

About 2,200

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. 


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.


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. 

Sold Exclusively At:

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


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


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

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