The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that MTD Southwest Inc., of Tempe, Arizona, is recalling about 2,660 trimmers and polesaws due to a laceration hazard.
The head of the trimmers and polesaws can continue to rotate when the throttle is released, posing a laceration hazard.
The products being recalled are Troy-Bilt and Craftsman 25cc 2-Cycle trimmers and Remington 25cc 2-Cycle polesaw.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled trimmers and polesaws and contact MTD Southwest for instructions on obtaining a free replacement trimmer or polesaw.
No incidents or injuries have been reported. The products were sold at Ace Hardware, Menards, Tru Value, Do It Best, Fred Meyer, and other stores nationwide from November 2019 through January 2020 for between $109 and $190.
The manufacturer is MTD Southwest Inc., of Tempe, Arizona. They were manufactured in Mexico.