560,000 leaf blowers recalled because they can cut you

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Black and Decker is recalling 560,000 leaf blowers due to a possible laceration hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the fan cover on the leaf blower can unlatch unexpectedly posing a safety risk to users. 

The CPSC has received four reports of users being cut due to exposed fans. The recall involves the Black and Decker 3-in-1 electric blower/vacuum/mulchers with model numbers BV5600, BV6000 AND BV6600. The leaf blower is orange and black. It also has a fan cover and a two-speed switch. The leaf blowers were sold at Lowes and other stores nationwide and also online at Amazon.com

You should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Black and Decker for a free repair kit. Contact Black and Decker toll-free 866-937-9805. You can also email them at recall@sbdinc.com


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