Recalls: Leaf Blowers

August 12, 2020 Intertex Recalls Blowers Due To Fire Hazard

This recall involves several models of centrifugal and axial blowers sold under the B-Air, BlueDri, BlueDri Pro and Soleaire brands. Each blower has convenience outlets on the side of the unit to allow the blowers to be "daisy chained" (several blowers plugged together in series) or other devices to be plugged in. These blowers were sold in a variety of models and colors. Model numbers can be found on the rear of the products. MODEL BRAND DESCRIPTION MSRP VP-33 B-Air® AIR MOVER 1/3 HP $209.00 PB-25 B-Air® AXIAL AIR MOVER 1/4 HP $299.00 FX-1 B-Air® COMPACT AIR MOVER 1/4 HP $119.00 GP-33 B-Air® AIR MOVER 1/3 HP $259.99 BD-ONE-29 BlueDri AIR MOVER 1/3 HP $158.00 BDPRO-33 BlueDri Pro AIR MOVER 1/3 HP $179.00 BD AXIAL-25 BlueDri Pro AXIAL AIR MOVER 1/4 HP $249.00 Jetster Soleaire AIR MOVER 1/3 HP $159.00 Read more.


March 5, 2020 ECHO Recalls Backpack Blowers and Replacement Shoulder Straps Due to Laceration and Impact Hazards

This recall involves ECHO and Shindaiwa brand 2-cycle gas powered commercial backpack blowers with shoulder straps. This recall also includes replacement shoulder straps. The model and serial numbers can be found on the blower's engine block. The ECHO or Shindaiwa logo appears on the shoulder strap, and the replacement strap part number appears on the plastic bag at the time of sale. Backpack blower Models Start Serial Number End Serial Number PB-8010H P48715001001 P48715999999 PB-8010H P52315001001 P52315011904 PB-8010T P48615001001 P48615999999 PB-8010T P52415001001 P52415014244 EB810 P52515001001 P52515002697 EB810RT P52015001001 P52015999999 EB810RT P52615001001 P52615003792 Spare Parts - Replacement Straps Part Number ECHO Right shoulder strap P/N C061000780 ECHO Right shoulder strap P/N C061000781 ECHO Left shoulder strap P/N C061000790 ECHO Left shoulder strap P/N C061000791 Shindaiwa Right shoulder strap P/N C061000861 Shindaiwa Left shoulder strap P/N C061000871 Read more.


March 2, 2017 One World Technologies Recalls Electric Blowers Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

This recall involves the Ryobi 8amp Electric Jet Fan Blowers with model number RY42102 and a serial number between EU15401D170001 and EU16239N999999. The model and serial numbers are printed on the data label on the bottom of the blower. The blower is black and green with "RYOBI" printed on the side of the blower. "8amp JET FAN" is also printed on the side of the blower. Read more.


September 13, 2016 BLACK+DECKER™ Recalls Electric Blower/Vacuum/Mulchers Due to Laceration Hazard

This recall involves BLACK+DECKER 3-in-1 electric blower/vacuum/mulchers with model numbers BV5600, BV6000 and BV6600. The model number and "Type 1" are printed on the name plate on the right side of the motor housing. Only "Type 1" blower/vacuum/mulchers are included in this recall. They are orange with black accents, a black fan cover and a two-speed switch. They were sold with a blower tube, a vacuum tube and a reusable collection bag. Model BV6600 also has a rake attachment. Read more.


June 24, 2015 Positec Tool Recalls Worx Brand Blower/Vacs Due to Shock Hazard

This recall involves Worx brand electric blower/vacs. The blower/vacs are black, measure 11 inches high by 19.5 inches long and have the "Worx" logo printed on the side of the motor housing. The model and serial numbers are printed on the opposite side of the motor housing. Model number WG507 and a serial number in one of the following ranges are included in this recall. Model Number Serial number ranges WG507 201418000134 through 201418018263 201418018268 through 201418021382 201511000379 through 201511001397 Read more.


April 22, 2014 Remington Electric Leaf Blowers Recalled by MTD Due to Laceration Hazard

This recall involves Remington electric leaf blowers with model RM180B, item number 41AA180G983 and serial numbers ranging from S1E131XK0001 through S1E162XK2008. They were manufactured between May 13, 2011 and May 16, 2012. The third through sixth characters of the serial number identify the manufacturing date. The third character is the month, for example D for April, E for May and F for June. The fourth and fifth characters are the day of the month. The sixth character is the last digit of the year of manufacture. Model, item and serial number are located on a white label on the bottom of motor housing. The 7.5 amp electric blowers are black. Remington, Mighty Sweep and RM180B appear on a sticker on both sides of the unit. Read more.


April 22, 2014 Troy-Bilt Electric Leaf Blowers Recalled by MTD Due to Laceration Hazard

This recall involves Troy-Bilt electric leaf blowers with model TB180B, item number 41BA180G966 and serial numbers ranging from S1D111XK0001 through S1F152XK2008. They were manufactured between April 11, 2011 and June 15, 2012. The third through sixth characters of the serial number identify the manufacturing date. The third character is the month, for example D for April, E for May and F for June. The fourth and fifth characters are the day of the month. The sixth character is the last digit of the year of manufacture. Model, item and serial number are located on a white label on the bottom of motor housing. The 7.5 amp electric blowers are red. Troy-Bilt and TB180B appear on a sticker on both sides of the unit. Read more.


February 23, 2012 ECHO Recalls Backpack Blowers Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves two models of the ECHO 2-cycle gas powered backpack blowers. The 25.4 cc blowers are orange and black in color and “ECHO” is printed on the pull starter housing and blower tube. Model numbers are on a label near the pull starter handle. Serial numbers are on a label near the gas filler cap. Models and corresponding serial numbers included in this recall: Read more.


March 17, 2011 Maruyama U.S. Recalls Backpack Blowers and Mister Dusters Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves gasoline-powered blowers and mister dusters sold under the Maruyama brand name. Model numbers are printed on the product's recoil starter. Backpack blowers and mister dusters included in this recall have a white, translucent fuel tank. Model and serial numbers included in the recall are: Read more.


March 17, 2011 Kawasaki Motor Recalls Backpack Blowers Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves gasoline-powered blowers sold under the Kawasaki brand name. Model and serial numbers are printed on the product's blower housing. Backpack blowers included in this recall have a white, translucent fuel tank. The following model blowers are included in this recall: Read more.