Name of Product: Lawn and garden tillers
Hazard: The tiller’s transmission shift rod and clip can come into contact with the control cable during shifting and cause the tiller to unintentionally move forward or backward, posing a risk of bodily injury and/or laceration.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tillers and return it to the nearest Husqvarna dealer for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: Husqvarna toll free at (877) 257-6921 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email email@example.com or online at www.husqvarna.com and click on “Latest Press” for more information.
Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Husqvarna-Recalls-Tillers/
Units: About 24,000
Description: This recall involves Ariens®, Husqvarna®, Jonsered® and Poulan Pro® brand rear tine tillers used for plowing, cultivation and ridging gardens and lawns. The tillers have an engine to power the wheels and the rear tines, an operator handle with forward and reverse transmission and tilling widths ranging from 17 to 19 inches. “Sold at” section. The brand name is printed on the side of the tiller. They were sold in red, orange and yellow/black colors. The following model and serial numbers are included in the recall.
Brand Name Model Number Serial Number Range
Husqvarna CRT900, CRT900L
Jonsered J208C14, J208D14
Poulan Pro PRRT900
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Hardware stores, home centers and independent outdoor power equipment dealers from October 2014 through May 2015 for between $600 and $850.
Manufacturer: Husqvarna Consumer Outdoor Products N.A. Inc., of Charlotte, N.C.
Manufactured in: United States
Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54334r-eng.php