August 17, 2006
Lands’ End Children’s Light-Up Backpacks Recalled
Name of Product: Cool Blue Backpacks
Units: About 400
Importer: Lands’ End, of Dodgeville, Wis.
Hazard: The backpack’s battery pack can overheat causing the battery case to melt, presenting a burn hazard if touched.
Description: This recall involves children’s Cool Blue backpacks with lights and reflective trim. The backpacks were sold in seven colors: dark blue, light blue, orange, red, green, maroon and purple. Style number 175732 is printed on a label attached to the left side of the main compartment. Backpacks sold after July 19, 2006 are not included in this recall.
Sold through: Lands’ End catalog and Web site at www.landsend.com during July 2006 for about $80.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these backpacks immediately. Consumers with the affected backpacks are being sent a replacement backpack and battery pack with instructions to return the original product.
Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can contact Lands’ End at (800) 200-6212 anytime.