February 11, 2005
- Stihl Inc. Recall of Multi-Task Tools
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Stihl Inc., of Virginia Beach, Va. is recalling about 45,000 KombiSystem Multi-Task Tools. An internal clip may become dislodged and as a result, the clutch shoes could be projected from the clutch housing and strike consumers, posing the risk of injury.
June 29, 2004
- Echo Inc. Recall of Gas-Powered Hand Tools
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Echo Inc., of Lake Zurich, Ill.is voluntarily recalling about 540,000 Echo-brand grass trimmers, brush cutters, hedge clippers, power blowers and power edgers. 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.
November 9, 2001
- Sears Electric Chain Saw and Electric Edger Recalls
Sears, Roebuck and Co. of Hoffman Estates, Ill. is voluntarily recalling about 7,100 electric chain saws and electric edgers . Both the Sears Craftsman 14" electric chainsaw, model number 358.34114 and the Sears Craftsman electric grass edger, model number 358.79650 are included in this recall. Sears retail and hardware stores sold the electric chain saws and edgers from August 15, 2001 through August 30, 2001.