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illu-Mist Battery-Powered Garden Sprayers

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SIAR Code: 31397
Notifying Country: United States of America
Source URL: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/HD-Hudson-Recalls-Battery-Powered-Sprayers-Due-to-Fire-Hazard
Publication Date: Mar 18, 2021
Product Origin Country: China
Units: About 64,000
Distributor: Lowe's stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from December 2019 through January 2021 for between $40 and $50.
Defect Description: This recall involves illu-Mist 40001 one-gallon & 40002 two-gallon battery-powered garden sprayers. The sprayers have a plastic triangle-shaped handle in gray with teal blue trim and a white tank with "illu-Mist" printed on the front side of the tank. The sprayers measure 15.5 inches and 19.5 inches in height when assembled.
Accidents Reported: The firm has received four reports of batteries overheating, including one report of a battery melting and catching fire resulting in less than $100 in property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Recommendations / Warnings: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled battery-powered sprayers, remove the battery tray, and look for a brown battery. If the battery is brown, consumers should remove the battery and tray and dispose of them in accordance with local laws for disposal of lithium-ion batteries, and contact HD Hudson for a free replacement battery and tray. Always follow proper battery use and storage procedures as listed in the instructions.
Additional Information: HD Hudson at 800-394-8802 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at hdhudson.com and click on Recalls for more information for more information.