Recall date: April 24, 2003
Recall number: 03-537

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Cordless Electric Lawnmowers
Hazard:

Because these lawnmowers lack a safety guard, a consumer's foot could go under the plastic housing and be struck by the blade. These lawnmowers do not comply with the mandatory federal safety standard for lawnmowers under the Consumer Product Safety Act.

Remedy:
Repair
Consumer Contact:

Call Country Home Products at (800) 673-1225 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's web site at www.neutonowners.com. Michelle Stockmann at (802) 877-1201, Ext. 1027.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
2,800
Description:

The recalled lawnmowers were sold under the NEUTON-brand name. They have model number EM 4.1 printed on one side of the deck and "NEUTON" printed on the other. The lawnmowers have a 14-inch cutting width with rear bagging capability.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

 
Remedy:

Country Home Products is sending all registered owners a repair kit. If consumers have not received a repair kit by May 31, 2003, contact Country Home Products to request a free repair kit. 

Sold At:

Country Home Products catalog and Web site sold these lawnmowers nationwide from January 2003 through March 2003 for about $399.

Manufacturer(s):

Country Home Products Inc., of Vergennes, Vt.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan