Homelite Recalls Electric Blower Vacuums Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

PAR 06-15 April 16, 2015
Recall#: 15111 Recall#: RA-52839

Toronto,

Recall Information
Homelite Recalls Electric Blower Vacuums Due to Fire and Burn Hazards.

The blower vacuum can overheat, spark and catch on fire posing fire and burn hazards.

This recall involves Homelite 12 amp electric blower vacuums with model numbers UT42120, UT42120A and UT42121. Model numbers are located on a label on the left side of the red motor housing. The blower vacuums are red and black. “Homelite BlowerVac 2 Speed Powerful 220 MPH” is printed on the side of the motor housing and on the black plastic blower tube.

CPSC:
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Homelite-Recalls-Electric-Blower-Vacuums/

 

Recall Information
Homelite Consumer Products Inc. recalls Electric Blower / Vacuum.

This recall involves the Homelite 12 amp electric blower/vacuum. The recalled products are red and black in colour. “Homelite BlowerVac 2 Speed Powerful 220 MPH” is printed on the side of the motor housing and on the black plastic blower tube.  The Homelite 12 amp electric blower/vacuum can overheat, spark and catch on fire posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Health Canada:
http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/52839r-eng.php

 

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