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Important Safety Recall

Raised Insta-Bed

Dear Valued L.L.Bean Customer,

Our records show you purchased or received the L.L.Bean Raised Insta-Bed between July 2007 and October 2007. The manufacturer, The Wenzel Company, is voluntarily recalling-for-retrofit the car charger included with this Insta-Bed in cooperation with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. The rechargeable battery for the internal pump should not be connected to a car adapter while the car's engine is running. Please, immediately stop using the car charger received with your Raised Insta-Bed. If the car charger is plugged in while the car is running, the battery-charging unit could overheat and burst. This could cause injuries to the user. This Insta-Bed was sold as L.L.Bean Catalog Number 55780 and corresponding Wenzel Model Numbers 822628 and 822629; the latter numbers can be found on the product packaging.

Click here for return instructions, call 800-555-9717 or email us at so we may send you a prepaid shipping envelope and a new car charger. Meanwhile, you may continue to use your airbed with the wall charger received at time of purchase.

WARNING: Burn Hazard: Do not use any chargers other than the wall charger provided with this product. Failure to heed this warning could result in personal injury and/or damage to the product.

If you purchased this product as a gift, please pass this information on or call us at 800-555-9717, and we will send this letter to the gift recipient.

All of us at L.L.Bean are firmly committed to providing our customers with the best in products and service. We regret any inconvenience this has caused; however, your safety is most important to us. Please let us know if you have any questions regarding this safety notification.

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission will monitor the effectiveness of this recall.


Terry Sutton
Vice President
Customer Satisfaction