Generac® and DR® 6500 watt and 8000 watt portable generators

Código SIAR: 32114
Categoría: Otros
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2021/76007r-eng.php
Fecha de Publicación: 29 jul, 2021
País de Origen del Producto: China, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción del Producto: This recall involves Generac and DR 6500 watt and 8000 watt gasoline-powered portable generators. The portable generators have two-wheels and a single, U-shaped, two-grip, flip-up pin-lock handle to help move the generator. Only the generators listed below are included in this recall.
Período de Ventas: The affected products were sold from June 2013 to June 2021.
Fabricante: Generac Power Systems, Inc.
Distribuidor: Generac Power Systems, Inc.
Descripción del Defecto: The folding handle on the generators can pinch the user's fingers, posing an amputation and crush hazard, unless the locking pin has been properly inserted to secure the handle in place before and after moving the generator.
Accidentes Reportados: As of June 29, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 8 reports of finger injuries, including seven reports of finger amputation and one crush injury.