Greenworks and Powerworks pressure washer spray guns – Over one million sold
The spray gun connector can break, causing the hose and/or parts of the connector to become dislodged during use, posing an impact injury hazard to the user.
This recall involves the Greenworks brand 2000 psi plastic pressure washer spray gun included in: the Greenworks brand 2000 psi Plastic Gun Accessory kit, Greenworks brand Pressure Washer models ranging from 1500 -1800 psi, and certain Powerworks brand Pressure Washer models ranging from 1700-1800 psi. The model number is printed on the back of the pressure washer unit, near the top. The brand, Greenworks or Powerworks, appears on the side of the pressure washer spray gun. In addition, when the spray gun is removed from the hose, the interior connector is made of black plastic, not metal, on recalled units.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled spray guns and contact Hongkong Sun Rise Trading for a free replacement of the spray gun handle.
Hongkong Sun Rise has received 15 reports of the pressure washer spray gun connector breaking, allowing the hose and/or parts of the connector to become dislodged when under pressure during use. This resulted in 13 reports of injuries, including 7 of which required medical treatment for post-concussion, broken bones and/or injuries to the eyes and mouth.
The pressure washers were sold at Lowe’s Stores nationwide and online at Lowes.com, Amazon.com, and other online retailers from January 2017 through February 2021. The plastic gun accessory kit was sold for about $40 and the pressure washers were sold for between $100 and $180.
Recall date: April 7, 2021. Recall number: 21-105. Approximately 1.6 million units sold.
Goal Zero Recalls Power Cables Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)- Over 7,500 sold
This recall involves only the 12-foot EC8 Extension cables (model 98201) and Male EC8 to Ring cables (model 98202) that are installed in vehicle integrations. The 12-foot EC8 Extension cable was sold individually and with the Car Charge Kit. This cable was used to connect Yeti power stations to either a Yeti Tank or a vehicle battery.
The pins inside the connector on the power cord can deform and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cables and contact Goal Zero for a free replacement.
Goal Zero has received four reports of the cable connected to the vehicle battery overheating, melting, or catching on fire, some of which resulted in property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at Bass Pro, REI and Sportsman’s Warehouse stores nationwide and online at Amazon, Backcountry and GoalZero.com from March 2019 through December 2020 for between $25 and $50.
Recall number: 21-104. Recall date: April 7, 2021. Units: over 7,500.
Epicure Recalls Glass Prep Bowls Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert)
This recall involves Epicure Prep Bowls (Set of Four). Epicure and the product code “1004242” are printed on the outside bottom of the box. The clear glass bowls have plastic purple lids. Epicure is stamped on the bowls and the lids, and each bowl is marked with the following measurements: “50 ml,” “125ml,” “175ml,” “1/4 cup,” “1/2 cup,” and “3/4 cup.”
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled prep bowls and contact Epicure for a free replacement product.
The firm has received six reports of the prep bowls breaking or shattering in the United States and 35 reports in Canada, including one report of a minor cut on the finger.
Sold by Epicure independent consultants nationwide between May 2020 and September 2020 for about $23.
Recall number: 21-103. Recall date: April 7, 2021. Almost 7,000 units sold.
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