US/Washington: L.L. Bean recalls an estimated 3,000 Snowshoes and Snowshoe Packages due to suspected component failure and consequential fall and injury hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/lHor309Uok1
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves the L.L. Bean Adventure Adjustable Snowshoes 25″ to 30″ and L.L. Bean Adventure Adjustable Snowshoe Package 25″ to 30″.
- The recalled Snowshoes have an aluminum frame with Boa bindings and a deck made from polyethylene with the phrase, “ADVENTURE ADJ 25-30” printed on the side and the brand, “L.L. Bean” printed on the front. The Snowshoes 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 carry bag.
Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Snowshoes are pictured on the Web site above.
==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.
According to the CPSC, the plastic material on the Snowshoes can weaken and break during use. This poses a fall hazard and injury to users. L.L. Bean has received four (4) reports of the plastic on the Snowshoes cracking. No injuries have been reported.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Snowshoes, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact L.L. Bean for a full refund.
If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact L.L. Bean at 1-800-555-9717 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.llbean.com and click on the “Recall and Safety Info” link at the bottom of the page for more information.
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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 17-733
Recalls Direct RIN: 8402-2017
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