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L.L. Bean Recalls Knives with Sheath Due to Laceration Hazard

  • L.L. Bean GTO Hunting Knife and Sheath
  • Recalled L.L. Bean Sheath
Name of Product:
Hunting Knives with Sheath

The knife can cut through the sheath, posing a laceration hazard.

Recall Date:
October 22, 2015
About 300
Consumer Contact

L.L. Bean at 800-555-9717 daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET or online at and click on the "GTO Hunting Knife Sheath" recall link at the bottom of the page for more information. 

Recall Details


The recall includes the L.L. Bean GTO Hunting Knife with Sheath with product identification number 296435 printed on the product's packaging. The knife measures 8 inches long including a 4 inch blade. The handle is made of G10 synthetic. L.L. Bean is printed on the blade and an outline of a mountain is printed on the blade. The sheath is made of black ballistic cloth, embroidered with "L.L. Bean" and an outline of mountains.


Consumers should immediately stop using the knife sheath and contact the firm to receive a free replacement sheath. 


None reported.

Sold Exclusively At:
L.L. Bean retail stores nationwide, catalog and online at from June 2015 through September 2015 for about $90.

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

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