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Great States Recalls Earthwise Cordless Electric Lawn Mowers

  • Great States Corporation Earthwise cordless electric push lawn mower, model 60517
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Name of Product:
Cordless 17-inch electric lawn mower
Hazard:
The mower can start when the key is not in the starting position, posing an injury hazard to the user.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
May 28, 2015
Units:
About 1,200
Consumer Contact

Great States Corporation at (800) 633-1501 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email sales@reelin.com or online at www.americanlawnmower.com and click on Safety Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Earthwise cordless electric push lawn mowers with a 17-inch mowing deck. The recalled mowers have a silver motor housing and deck with a side discharge chute, a black foldable handle and a bright green bail lever, height adjustment lever and handle knobs. The mowers have a 24-volt removable, rechargeable battery. Brand name "Earthwise" and "17" appear on the front of the mowers. Model number 60517 is on the name plate on the back of the motor cover.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric mowers, remove the battery and contact Great States Corporation for a replacement mower.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Menards stores, Seventh Avenue catalogs and online at PowerSales.com and SeventhAvenue.com from January 2014 to May 2014 for about $250.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

The Great States Corporation, of Shelbyville, Ind.

Recall number:
15-153
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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