L.L. Bean, of Freeport, Maine, is recalling about 3,000 pair of snowshoes and snowshoe packages.
The plastic material on the snowshoes can weaken and break during use, posing a fall hazard to users.
The firm has received four reports of the plastic on the snowshoes cracking. No injuries have been reported.
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.
The snowshoes and snowshoe packages, manufactured in Taiwan, were 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.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the snowshoes and contact L.L. Bean for a full refund.
Consumers may 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.