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

Recall Summary

Hazard:
"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."
Remedy:
Replace

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
"About 14,500"
Description:

The steel shaft that drives the edger blade can break during use causing the edger blade to detach.

Description:

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

 
Remedy:

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.

Manufacturer(s):
MTD Products Inc, of Cleveland, Ohio
Manufactured In:
Mexico