GreenWorks Blower/Vac Recall [US]


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US/Washington: 5650 - GreenWorksBlowerVacSunrise Global Marketing recalls approximately 14,000 GreenWorks Blower/Vacs due to fire and burn hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/Qohes

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/GreenWorks-Blower-Vacs-Recalled-by-Sunrise-Global-Marketing/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves GreenWorks 12 amp Electric Blower/Vacs.

The Blower/Vacs have a green motor housing and a black blower tube and restrictor nozzle. They measure 12 inches high and 34 inches long. Recalled Blower/Vacs have model number 24022 with a serial number between GWS0350001 through GWS2280500 or model number 24072 with a serial number between GWR1310001 through GWS2281100.

The model number, serial number, the phrases, “Greenworks” and “Electric Blower/Mulcher with Bag” are printed on the side of the motor housing. Model 24022 has a two-speed switch while Model 24072 has a variable speed switch.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the Blower/Vac’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional designs of the recalled products are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the motor of the recalled Blower/Vacs can catch fire, posing a burn injury hazard to the operator and those nearby. Sunrise Global Marketing has received three (3) reports of the Blower/Vacs catching fire. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession a recalled GreenWorks Blower/Vac, please do not use it. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact GreenWorks at 1-888-909-6757, 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday, and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Saturday and Sunday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.greenworkstools.com and click on the “Important Safety Notice” link for more information.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-192
Recalls Direct RIN: 5650-2015
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