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L.L. Bean Recalls 7,000 Ice Cleats

L.L. Bean has recalled about 7,000 Stabilicer Lite Cleats. The elastic harness system attaching the cleats to footwear can detach, posing a fall hazard.

This recall involves Stabilicers Lite cleats with model number BNX9. The cleats are worn over footwear for traction in winter walking conditions. The recalled cleats were sold in blue, orange, and pink. Black Stabilicers Lite cleats are not included in this recall. The cleats were sold in sizes small through extra large. The name Stabilicers Lite appears in raised letters on the underside of the harness. The cleats were made in the United States and sold at L.L. Bean stores nationwide, and the L.L. Bean catalog from August 2008 through November 2008 for about $20.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cleats and contact L.L. Bean to receive a replacement or refund. For additional information, contact L.L. Bean at (800) 555-9717 anytime or visit the firm's Web site at

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