Harbor Freight Greenwood Propane Torch Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Harbor Freight Greenwood Propane Torch Recall [US]Harbor Freight Tools, of Calabasas, California recalls an estimated 150,000 Greenwood Propane Torches due to suspected component failure and consequential risk of fire, burns and property damage, all serious safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/jDnM30nUaFN

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Harbor-Freight-Tools-Recalls-Propane-Torches-Due-to-Burn-Hazard

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves two (2) models of the Greenwood-branded Propane Torches.

  • The recalled Propane Torches with no igniter have an SKU number of 61589 while the Torches with a push button igniter have an SKU number of 61595. Both models of Propane Torches have a steel nozzle, a flow valve, a blue grip and a black or orange hose. The SKU number is printed on a sticker located on the pipe that leads to the nozzle on the product packaging and on the manual. Only Propane Torches that do not have markings on the handles or brass knobs are included in this recall. ​​

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled products can be found on the Web site listed above.

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

According to the CPSC, the trigger on the recalled Propane Torches that engages the flame can fail to disengage when the trigger is released, posing burn and fire hazards to the operator and/or those nearby.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Propane Torches, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a free replacement Torch.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact the company at Harbor Freight Tools at 1-800-444-3353 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.harborfreight.com and click link the on Recall Safety Information link on the bottom of the homepage for more information. You can also reach the company by e-mail at recall@harborfreight.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Propane Torches, please search for “propane” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Harbor Freight Tools, please search for “Harbor Freight” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 19-074
Recalls Direct RIN: 11185-2019
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