Recall date: June 21, 2011
Recall number: 11-252

Recall Summary

"The steel shaft that drives the edger blade can break during use causing the edger blade to detach. If the blade detaches, it can hit the user or bystanders, posing a laceration hazard."

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

"About 14,500"

This recall involves MTD TrimmerPlus™ Edger Attachment Model 41AJLE-C092 LE720. The edger is sold separately as an attachment and can be attached to most major brand attachment-capable trimmers. The edger is used to cut grass along an edge such as a driveway or sidewalk. "TrimmerPlus" and "LE720" are printed on the blade's housing. Only certain serial numbers "1C##1DR####" through "1D##1DR####" are included in the recall. The serial number and "MTD" are printed on white labels on the edger's pole.


None reported


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled MTD TrimmerPlus™ Edgers and contact MTD to receive a free replacement.

Sold At:

Lowe's and other hardware and home improvement stores nationwide and on the Web between March 2011 and April 2011 for about $70.

MTD Products Inc, of Cleveland, Ohio
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