Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product
The pressure washers and air compressors have pneumatic tires with plastic hubs that can burst
The recalled pressures washers and air compressors were sold under the following brands and model numbers:
|Brand||Model Numbers||Manufacture Dates|
|Pressure washers||Delta||DTH2450, DTH2450-1, D2750H, D2400H-2, D2400H-3, D2700K-1, DTT2450||1/27/04 through 8/3/05|
|Excell||XR2750-1, XR2600, XR2600-1, XR2600-2, XR2500-1||1/26/04 through 11/2/05|
|Porter-Cable||PCV2250-2, PC2525SP-1, PCE1700-3, PCH2401-1, PCK3030SP-1, PCV2500, PCH2800C, PCE1700-2, PCH2425-2||6/4/04 through 10/24/05|
|Pressure-Wave||PWH2500, PWH2500K||1/6/05 through 10/31/05|
CFFR350B-1, C3151-1, C3551-1, PTA51 Service Kit
|December 16, 2004 to May 5, 2006|
The pressure washers’ brand, model number and manufacturing date are located on the name plate on the rear of the engine base. On the air compressors the brand, model number and manufacturing date are located on the front of the motor housing. Only pressure washers and compressors with pneumatic tires with plastic tire hubs are affected; pressure washers and compressors with solid tires or metal tire hubs are not affected."
DeVilbiss has received more than 100 injury reports, including hand and finger fractures and lacerations and reports of minor property damage and damage to vehicles. The December 2006 recall announcement reported more than 26 reports of injuries."
Consumers should stop using these products immediately and contact DeVilbiss to obtain the location of the nearest service center to receive a free replacement of the tires.
Both products were sold at home centers and hardware stores nationwide. Recalled pressure washers were sold from January 2004 through November 2005 for between $300 and $1,400. The recalled air compressors were sold between December 2004 and October 2006 for between $300 and $500.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to help ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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