August 10, 2006

NRS and LL Bean Inflatable Water Boards Lack Safety Warning Labels

Name of Product: NRS Manta Surfer River Boards and LL Bean Body Boards

Units: About 700

Distributor: NRS, of Moscow, Idaho

Hazard: The safety warning label containing precautionary information on proper use and operation was not affixed to the device. The safety warning label should read:

Picture of Label

Description: This recall involves the NRS Manta Surfer River Board also sold as LL Bean Body Board. The Surfer Board is black, red and blue with the NRS logo printed on the top front of the board. The LL Bean Body Board is black, yellow and blue with the LL Bean logo printed on the top front. The boards measure 41-inches long by 24-inches wide. Item numbers 1869 (NRS) and 41869 (LL Bean) are printed on the tag sewn into the bottom seam, near the inflation valve.

Sold through: NRS and LL Bean catalogs nationwide from February 2006 through August 2006 for about $55.

Remedy: Consumers will receive an attachable label from NRS or LL Bean. Consumers should immediately affix the label to the device as directed.

Consumer Contact: For more information or a copy of the warning label, consumers should call NRS at (800) 635-5202 between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firmís Web site at Consumers with the LL Bean device should call LL Bean at (800) 555-9717 anytime, or visit LL Beanís Web site at