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:

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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 and click on the “Important Safety Notice” link for more information.


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