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Recall: Hunting Knives with Sheath


On 2015-10-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Hunting Knives with Sheath due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2015 for about $90.

About 300 units are involved in this LL Bean / LL Kids hunting knives recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This is the 2nd recall of products in the Knives (Pocket / Camping / Hunting) category in 2015. Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls, involving about 700,000 product units.

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Hunting Knives with Sheath
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Company Contact Information:

Phone: 800-555-9717

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What is the problem?

The knife can cut through the sheath, posing a laceration hazard.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recall includes the L.L. Bean GTO Hunting Knife with Sheath with product identification number 296435 printed on the product's packaging. The knife measures 8 inches long including a 4 inch blade. The handle is made of G10 synthetic. L.L. Bean is printed on the blade and an outline of a mountain is printed on the blade. The sheath is made of black ballistic cloth, embroidered with "L.L. Bean" and an outline of mountains.

These items were sold new+ at L.L. Bean retail stores nationwide, catalog and online at from June 2015 through September 2015 for about $90.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should immediately stop using the knife sheath and contact the firm to receive a free replacement sheath.

L.L. Bean at 800-555-9717 daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET or online at and click on the "GTO Hunting Knife Sheath" recall link at the bottom of the page for more information.


Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

None reported.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at


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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.

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