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Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Lawn-Boy, Inc. Announce Recall of Power Mowers
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC) AND LAWN-BOY, INC. ANNOUNCE RECALL OF POWER MOWERS
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Lawn-Boy Inc., of Bloomington, Minnesota, is recalling about 90,000 Lawn-Boy power mowers. Stress cracks can develop in the mower's fuel tank, allowing gasoline to leak and posing a risk of fire and burn injuries.
The recalled Lawn-Boy SilverPro and GoldPro Series are walk-behind, 21- inch mowers powered by 2-cycle Duraforce engines. "Duraforce" is written on the top of the recoil starter. A decal on the right rear of the mower's housing has one of the following model numbers: 10247, 10252, 10323, 10324, 10424, 10550 or 10552. The decal also has a serial number starting with "21."
Consumers should call Lawn-Boy at (800) 444-8676 anytime, or go to the company's web site at www.lawnboy.com.
The CPSC point of contact is Kim Dulic. The release number is 02-060, (301) 504-0580 Ext. 1183. The CPSC release can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml02/02060.html.
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