L.L. Bean Folding Camp Rockers Recalled for Fall Hazard

About 2,300 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Folding Camp Rockers have been recalled for fall hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. The CPSC also I advising consumers to stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed and notes that it is illegal to resell or to attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The recalled Folding Camp Rockers were manufactured in China, sold by L.L. Bean, of Freeport, Maine, and distributed by MacSports Inc., of La Verne, California.

The plastic anchors attaching the fabric seat back to the frame can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers. To date, L.L. Bean has received six reports of the plastic anchors breaking, resulting in four reports of falls. No injuries have been reported.

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.

The recalled L.L. Bean Folding Camp Rockers were 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.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the recalled rockers with plastic anchors and contact L.L. Bean to receive a free replacement rocker. L.L. Bean can be reached, toll-free, at (800) 555-9717 anytime or at the firm’s website at www.llbean.com/recall.

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