L.L. Bean Recalls Children’s Sweaters Due to Choking Hazard (Recall Alert)

The spare button on the inside seam of the sweaters can detach, posing a choking hazard.

Recall date: August 07, 2014
Recall number: 14-742
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  • Bean Fisherman Sweater

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    Bean Fisherman Sweater

  • L.L. Bean Open Stitch Sweater

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    L.L. Bean Open Stitch Sweater

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Fisherman’s and Open Stitch Children’s Sweaters

Hazard:

Fisherman’s and Open Stitch Children’s Sweaters

Consumer Contact:

L.L. Bean at (800) 555-9717 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET daily or online at www.llbean.com and click on the “Recall & Safety Info” tab under the “About L.L. Bean” heading on the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

5,300

Description

The recall includes L.L. Bean children’s sweaters sold in two styles: Fisherman’s, and Open Stitch. The Fisherman cardigan sweaters are a cable-knit weave with five or six buttons down the front, sold in solid colors: pink, ivory, green, natural, navy, teal and red. The Fisherman sweaters have product numbers printed on the inside back of the neck tag: 283148 (toddlers), 283149 (infants), 284855 (little girls) or 289727 (little girls). The Open Stitch cardigan sweater has one button at the top of the neckline with a crocheted knit pattern sold in blue, light pink, white and yellow with product number 286158 on the back neck tag. The sweaters were sold in little girl’s sizes 4 to 7.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately remove the spare button attached to label located on the inside seam of the sweaters to eliminate the hazard.

Sold exclusively at

L.L. Bean stores nationwide, L.L. Bean’s catalog and online at www.llbean.com from July 2013 to June 2014 for about $30-$40.

Distributor

L.L. Bean Inc., of Freeport, Maine

Manufactured in

China

  • Bean Fisherman Sweater

  • L.L. Bean Open Stitch Sweater