Husqvarna Recalls RedMax Trimmer

September 30, 2011



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Husqvarna Professional Products is recalling its RedMax brushcutter/trimmer due to danger of starting a fire. Fuel tanks on some of these products have leaked at the fuel cap, posing a fire hazard.

Read below for more information.

Husqvarna Recalls RedMax Brushcutter

Husqvarna Recalls RedMax Brushcutter, Trimmer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 29, 2011 – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: RedMax brushcutter/trimmer

Units: About 10,500

Manufacturer: Husqvarna Zenoah Co. Ltd. is an affiliate of Husqvarna Professional Products Inc., Charlotte, N.C.

Hazard: Some fuel tanks allow leakage at the fuel cap, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: No reports of fire, personal injury or property damage.

Description: The recalled brushcutter / trimmer is a RedMax model TR2350S. Recalled brushcutters have shaft serial numbers ranging from 10215377 to 10625892, and engine serial numbers ranging from 10115390 to 10425910. The product is powered by a 2-cycle gasoline engine and cuts grass or weeds through the use of a spinning black trimmer head containing a spool of filament line. Model number and shaft serial number are located on a label on the shaft halfway between the trimmer head and the engine. The engine serial number is located on the bottom of engine between the two screws that secure fuel tank to the engine. See illustration below.

Sold at: Authorized RedMax dealers and distributors throughout the U.S. and Canada for about $260.00.

Manufactured in: Assembled in U.S.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it to their local RedMax dealer for repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Husqvarna toll-free between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday at (877) 257-6921 or e-mail recalls@husqvarna.com

Release #11-341

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 257-6921

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

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