The mower blade can detach unexpectedly, posing a laceration hazard.
About 26,300 (In addition, about 350 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves Sun Joe cordless walk behind lawn mowers with model numbers 24V-X2-17LM and 24V-X2-17LM-CT. Snow Joe is printed on the side of the mowers and on the mulching bag. The recalled 48-volt mowers have a 17-inch cutting width. They are light green and black in color, measure 44 inches tall by 19.5 inches wide and weigh about 35 pounds. The recalled cordless lawn mowers have serial numbers in the following ranges. The model and serial numbers can be found on the white label on the ejector flap.
Serial Number Ranges:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lawn mowers and contact Snow Joe for instructions on how to determine whether their lawn mower is included in the recall and if so, instructions on how to inspect and secure the lawn mower blade.
The firm has received 31 reports of either the blade or the bolt securing the blade on the recalled lawn mowers detaching. No injuries have been reported.
Snow Joe LLC, of Hoboken, New Jersey
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related 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 injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.