Recall date: March 7, 2017
Recall number: 17-733

Recall Summary

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
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 Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 3,000
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.

Incidents/Injuries:

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

 
Remedy:

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

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.

Importer(s):

Syngery Sportz, LLC/dba Yukon Charlie’s

Distributor(s):

L.L. Bean, of Freeport, Maine

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
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.