Remington Electric Leaf Blowers Posing Laceration Hazard Recalled

Remington Electric Leaf Blowers Posing Laceration Hazard Recalled
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April 23, 2014

MTD Southwest Inc. is recalling approximately 24,000 Remington electric leaf blowers. The leaf blower's impeller can break and strike the operator during use, posing a laceration hazard.

This recall involves Remington electric leaf blowers with model RM180B, item number 41AA180G983, and serial numbers ranging from S1E131XK0001 through S1E162XK2008. The recalled leaf blowers were manufactured between May 13, 2011 and May 16, 2012. The model, item and serial number are located on a white label on the bottom of motor housing. The 7.5 amp electric leaf blowers are black. 'Remington,' 'Mighty Sweep' and 'RM180B' appear on a sticker on both sides of the unit.

The Remington electric leaf blowers included in this recall were sold at various retailers nationwide and online from May 2011 through December 2013.

Consumers should stop using the recalled leaf blowers immediately and contact Remington for a free replacement.

For further details on this recall, contact Remington at 888-848-6038.