Remington Electric Leaf Blower Recall [US]


US FDA RecallUS/Washington: Remington Electric Leaf BlowerMTD recalls some Remington Electric Leaf Blowers due to laceration hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/wdsx4

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Remington-Electric-Leaf-Blowers-Recalled-by-MTD/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Remington Electric Leaf Blowers with model RM180B, item number 41AA180G983 and serial numbers ranging from S1E131XK0001 through S1E162XK2008.

They were manufactured between May 13, 2011 and May 16, 2012. The third through sixth characters of the serial number identify the manufacturing date. The third character is the month, for example D for April, E for May and F for June.

The fourth and fifth characters are the day of the month. The sixth character is the last digit of the year of manufacture. Model, item and serial number are located on a white label on the bottom of motor housing. The 7.5 amp electric blowers are black. The words, “Remington”, “Mighty Sweep” and “RM180B” appear on a sticker on both sides of the unit.

According to the CPSC, the recalled Blower’s impeller can break and strike the operator during use, posing a laceration hazard. One incident has been reported by MTD and that incident resulted in cuts and bruises.

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CPSC recall number: 14-152
Recalls Direct RIN: 3430-2014
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