Husqvarna Recalls Grass and Hedge Trimmers Due to Fire Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Recall date: April 04, 2012
Recall number: 12141
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  •  Husqvarna Grass Trimmer Model 122C

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    Husqvarna Grass Trimmer Model 122C

  • Husqvarna Hedge Trimmers: Models 122HD60 and 122HD45

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    Husqvarna Hedge Trimmers: Models 122HD60 and 122HD45

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Grass and Hedge Trimmers

Hazard:

Fuel can leak from the rubber spacer holding the fuel lines in the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, please contact Husqvarna toll-free at (877) 257-6921 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm's website at www.husqvarna.com, or e-mail recalls@husqvarna.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 19,500 grass trimmers and 6,500 hedge trimmers

Description

This recall involves the Husqvarna Grass Trimmer Model 122C with serial numbers that range from 2011 17 00001 to 2011 52 99999. “Husqvarna” and the model number are written on top of the tool. The serial number is located on a black plate on the bottom of the muffler side of the tool. The recalled Husqvarna Hedge Trimmers are Models 122HD60 and 122HD45 with serial numbers that range from 2011 17 00001 to 2011 52 99999. “Husqvarna” and the model number are written on top of the tool. The serial number is located on a black plate on the gear box, which is on the lower portion of the tool.

Incidents/Injuries

Husqvarna has received seven reports of fuel leaking. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to the place of purchase for a free repair.

Sold at

Lowes, Sears and Husqvarna dealers and distributors nationwide for between $150 and $320 from May 2011 to January 2012.

Manufacturer(s)

Husqvarna Machinery Manufacturing Co. Ltd., of Shanghai, China

Importer(s)

Husqvarna Professional Products Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.

Manufactured in

China

  • Husqvarna Grass Trimmer Model 122C

  • Husqvarna Hedge Trimmers: Models 122HD60 and 122HD45