STIHL Recalls Yard Power Products

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STIHL Recalls Yard Power Products


[FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,Swiss,SunSans-Regular]WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,Swiss,SunSans-Regular]Name of Product: Gas powered STIHL trimmers, brushcutters, KombiMotors, hedge trimmers, edgers, clearing saws, pole pruners, and backpack blowers that utilize a toolless fuel cap[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,Swiss,SunSans-Regular]Units: About 2.3 million[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,Swiss,SunSans-Regular]Manufacturer: STIHL Inc., of Virginia Beach, Va.[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,Swiss,SunSans-Regular]Hazard: The level of ethanol and other fuel additives can distort the toolless fuel cap, allowing fuel to spill, posing a fire and burn hazard.[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,Swiss,SunSans-Regular]Incidents/Injuries: STIHL has received 81 reports of difficulty installing and/or removing the fuel caps and fuel spillage. No injuries have been reported.[/FONT]


[FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,Swiss,SunSans-Regular]More information and detailed list of products available at link.
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