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L.L. Bean Recalls Snowshoes Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • L.L. Bean Adventure Adjustable Snowshoes 25”-30” in Carbon Chili
  • L.L. Bean Adventure Adjustable Snowshoes 25”-30” in Glacier/Teal
  • L.L. Bean Adventure Adjustable Snowshoe Package 25”-30” in Glacier/Teal
Name of Product:
Snowshoes and snowshoe packages
Hazard:

The plastic material on the snowshoes can weaken and break during use, posing a fall hazard to users.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
March 07, 2017
Units:
About 3,000
Consumer Contact

L.L. Bean at 800-555-9717 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET any day or online at www.llbean.com and click on “Recall and Safety Info” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the L.L. Bean Adventure Adjustable Snowshoes 25”-30” and L.L. Bean Adventure Adjustable Snowshoe Package 25”-30”. The recalled snowshoes have an aluminum frame with Boa bindings and a deck made from polyethylene with “ADVENTURE ADJ 25-30” printed on the side and “L.L. Bean” printed on the front. They were sold in red (Carbon Chili) and blue (Glacier/Teal) and can be worn with men’s or women’s winter boots. The recalled snowshoe package includes the recalled snowshoes, adjustable snowshoe poles and a bag.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the snowshoes and contact L.L. Bean for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received four reports of the plastic on the snowshoes cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

L.L. Bean stores nationwide, L.L. Bean catalog and online at www.llbean.com  from November 2016 through February 2017 for about $170 for the snowshoes and $200 for the snowshoe package.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Importer(s):

Syngery Sportz, LLC/dba Yukon Charlie’s

Distributor(s):

L.L. Bean, of Freeport, Maine

Recall number:
17-733
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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