DR Leaf and Lawn Vacuum Recall [Canada]


Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: DR Leaf and Lawn Vacuum Recall [Canada]Country Home Products recalls certain batch/lots of DR Leaf and Lawn Vacuums due to overheating and melting of the device’s the air cleaner cover and consequential fire and burn hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/sVHO3087iBx

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/61800r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain Premier, Pro and Pro-XL models of Tow-Behind DR brand Leaf and Lawn Vacuums manufactured by Country Home Products.

  • The recalled Leaf and Lawn Vacuums are towed behind a riding lawnmower to collect leaves and are tan and black in color with a set of two wheels on each side. The DR logo with the phrases, “Professional Power Done Right” and “leaf and lawn vacuum” are printed on the side of each Vacuum. A serial number ranging from LLV34601 to LLV39980 is located on the left side of the tow bar near the engine, as follows:
    • Premier model with electric-start using the R225 engine
    • Pro model with both manual-start and electric-start using the R300 engine
    • Pro-XL with both manual-start and electric-start using the R390 engine

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Leaf and Lawn Vacuums can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to Health Canada, the muffler of the recalled Leaf and Lawn Vacuums can overheat and melt the air cleaner cover, posing fire and burn hazards.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Leaf and Lawn Vacuums, please do not use them. Instead, kindly and contact Country Home Products to receive a free repair kit that contains a replacement muffler and instructions for completing the repair.

If you feel you are unable to install the repair kit yourself, please contact the firm for information on authorized dealers who can install the free repair. Country Home Products is also contacting all registered owners directly.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Country Home Products toll-free at 1-877-220-0691 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.drpower.com/ and click on the “Product Recalls” link. You can also reach the company by e-mail at vacrecall@chp.com.

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-61800
Recalls Direct RIN: 8145-2017
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General information:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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Report an unsafe product you purchased in the United States [external: new window opens]:
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Search for a recalled product on the US CPSC Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/
Report an unsafe product you purchased in Canada [external: new window opens]:
==> http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/advisories-avis/incident/index-eng.php
Search for a recalled product on the Health Canada Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/index-eng.php

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