This recall involves L.L.Beanís Deluxe Packaway Boat Carts used to haul canoes and kayaks into or out of the water by hand. The carts have a white and blue aluminum frame with rubber tires and have two black nylon straps marked L.L.Bean. The carts weigh about seven pounds.
L.L.Bean has received two reports of the plastic wheel rims on the cart bursting, resulting in bruises to a consumer who was struck by broken, flying pieces. No injuries were reported in the second incident.
Consumers should call L.L.Bean or go to the firmís website for new instructions and psi stickers to put on the wheels of the cart. Do not add air to the tires until reviewing the new instructions on the maximum inflation level or psi.
L.L.Bean stores nationwide, L.L.Beanís catalog and online at www.llbean.com from March 2012 through June 2013 for about $100.
L.L.Bean Inc., of Freeport, Maine