Echo power grass trimmers, brush cutters, hedge clippers, brushcutters; Echo power pruners, blowers, edgers, Shred/n/Vacs, water pumps

Código SIAR: 20410
Categoría: Patio y Jardín
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2004/CPSC-Echo-Inc-Announce-Recall-of-Gas-Powered-Hand-Tools-
Fecha de Publicación: 29 jun, 2004
País de Origen del Producto: Estados Unidos de América
Fabricante: Echo; Home Depot
Descripción del Defecto: Originally issued June 29, 2004, Revised July 1, 2005 Release # 04-171 Firm's Contact Number: (800) 673-1558 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Note: Telephone Number Change. CPSC, Echo Inc. Announce Recall of Gas-Powered Hand Tools WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Echo-brand grass trimmers, brush cutters, hedge clippers, power blowers and power edgersUnits: About 540,000Manufacturer/Importer: Echo Inc., of Lake Zurich, Ill.Hazard: The fuel lines on these tools can develop an "alligator surface" appearance which could develop into a condition that will allow leakage of gasoline and fuel vapor, posing a fire hazard to consumers.Incidents/Injuries: Echo has received three reports of fuel leakage with no reported injuries or property damage.Description: The specific gas-powered tools involved are identified by the model and serial numbers on the following chart. The model number and serial number is written on the name plate on each product. Model Description Start S/N End S/N HC-150 Hedge Clipper 05036751 05076594 HC-150i Hedge Clipper 05003843 05005681 HC-151 Hedge Clipper 06005083 06007241 HCR-150 Hedge Clipper 05001362 05002577 HCR-151 Hedge Clipper 06001227 06001271 SHC-210 Hedge Clipper 05006409 05009843 SHC-211 Hedge Clipper 06001001 06001029 PB-200 Power Blower 05113414 05210165 PB-200 Power Blower 06015814 06028130 PE-200 Power Edger 05022289 05044753 PE-310 Power Edger 03001851 03003116 PE-311 Power Edger 02001085 02001266 PPF-210 Power Pruner 05009112 05014016 PPF-211 Power Pruner 06001278 06001423 ES-210 Shred/n/Vac 05037462 05061058 ES-211 Shred/n/Vac 06001999 06003588 GT-200i Trimmer <td valign="top" headers="Start S/N" style="text-align: left;">05020627 05030474 GT-200R Trimmer 05047380 05147265 GT-201i Trimmer 06001645 06001841 GT-201R Trimmer 06008111 06013438 SRM-210 Trimmer 05120420 05278091 SRM-210i Trimmer 05011856 05022111 SRM-210SB Trimmer 05008493 05016331 SRM-211 Trimmer 06009599 06016954 SRM-310 Trimmer 03005081 03008383 SRM-310S Trimmer 03001968 03003296 SRM-311 Trimmer 02003200 02003724 SRM-311S Trimmer 02001347 02001431 SRM-340 Trimmer <td valign="top" headers="Start S/N" style="text-align: left;">03001561 03002148 SRM-210U Brushcutter 05002961 05004671 SRM-211U Brushcutter 06001001 06001028 SRM-310U Brushcutter 03001782 03002571 SRM-311U Brushcutter 02001405 02001601 WP-1000 Water Pump 508419 510025 Sold at: Home Depot, home centers, hardware stores, and power equipment dealers nationwide from February 2003 to May 2004 for between $149 and $300.Manufactured in: United StatesRemedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled tools immediately and contact an Echo dealer for a free repair.Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should call Echo toll-free at (800) 673-1558 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit Echo's Web site at www.echo-usa.co