Sunday, November 28, 2010

L.L.Bean Recalls Folding Camp Rockers Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Folding Camp Rockers

Units: About 2,300

Retailer: L.L.Bean, of Freeport, Maine

Distributor: MacSports Inc., of La Verne, Calif.

Hazard: The plastic anchors attaching the fabric seat back to the frame can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: L.L.Bean has received six reports of the plastic anchors breaking, resulting in four reports of falls. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves L.L.Bean folding camp rockers with a fabric cover and a steel frame. The rockers have a fabric/mesh seat and back and a cup holder on the right armrest. "L.L.Bean" is printed on the seat back. Rockers with the number RNR113 and RNR114 listed on the white tag under the seat are included in the recall. Folding camp rockers with fabric anchors are not included in this recall.

Sold exclusively at: L.L.Bean stores nationwide, llbean.com and through the L.L.Bean catalog from April 2009 through July 2010 for about $50.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rockers with plastic anchors and contact L.L.Bean to receive a free replacement rocker.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact L.L.Bean at (800) 555-9717 anytime or visit the firm's website at www.llbean.com/recall

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