Troy-Bilt, Craftsman Trimmer & Remington Polesaw Recall


Troy-Bilt, Craftsman Trimmer & Remington Polesaw Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: MTD Southwest Inc., a Tempe, Arizona establishment, recalls an estimated 2,660 Troy-Bilt and Craftsman branded 25cc 2-Cycle Trimmers and Remington branded 25cc 2-Cycle Polesaws from the American marketplace due to suspected failure to halt the tool’s cutting edges when the throttle is released and consequential risks of laceration, eye injury and property damage, all serious safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/XWK530qzlzq

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/MTD-Southwest-Recalls-Trimmers-and-Polesaws-Due-to-Laceration-Hazard

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Troy-Bilt, Craftsman-branded Trimmers and Remington-branded Polesaws powered by 25cc 2-Cycle gasoline engines.

The housing of recalled Trimmers is red and black with the brands, “Troy-Bilt” or “Craftsman” found printed on the top of the unit. The housing of the recalled Polesaws is orange and black with the brand, “Remington” printed on the top of the unit. Both the Trimmers and Polesaws have serial numbers ranging from 1K199DG1886 to 1L059DH1017 and are located on the white model label on the engine cover. The following model number/designations are included in this recall:

  • Troy-bilt branded Trimmers, sold with a model number of 41AD252S766, an item of model designation of TB252S Straight Shaft Trimmer and a UPC of 084931848528
  • Troy-bilt branded Trimmers, sold with a model number of 41CDZ25C766, an item of model designation of TB22 Curve Shaft Trimmer and a UPC of 084931845725
  • Craftsman branded Trimmers, sold with a model number of 41BDZ20C791 (CMXGTAMDZ20C), an item of model designation of WC215 Curve Shaft Trimmer and a UPC of 084931847729
  • Craftsman branded Trimmers, sold with a model number of 41BDZ22C791 (CMXGTAMDZ22C), an item of model designation of WS215 Straight Shaft Trimmer and a UPC of 084931847736
  • Remington branded Polesaws, sold with a model number of 41CDPS1C983, an item of model designation of RM2599 Polesaw and a UPC of 084931843950

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Troy-Bilt, Craftsman-branded Trimmers and Remington-branded Polesaws can be found on the Web site listed above.

According to the CPSC, the cutting head of the Trimmers and Polesaws can continue to rotate when the throttle is released, posing a laceration hazard to the operator or to those nearby.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Troy-Bilt and Craftsman 25cc 2-Cycle Trimmers and/or Remington 25cc 2-Cycle Polesaws, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact MTD Southwest for instructions on obtaining a free replacement Trimmer or Polesaw.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations and/or eye injury.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact MTD Southwest Customer Service toll-free at 1-888-848-6038 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company on the Web at http://www.mtdproducts.com and click on the “Product Recall” tab located on the bottom of the homepage for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Trimmers, please search for “trimmer” or more generically, “gardening equipment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Polesaws, please search for “polesaw” or more generically, “gardening equipment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” 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 MTD Southwest Inc, please search for “MTD Southwest” 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 under the Craftsman brand, please search for “Craftsman” 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 under the Remington brand, please search for “Remington” 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 under the Troy-Bilt brand, please search for “Troy-Bilt” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 20-110
Recalls Direct RIN: 12938-2020
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