Consumer product recall

Honda Lawnmowers recalled due to risk of injury

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Summary

Product
Honda Lawnmowers Model numbers HRN216 and HRX217K6
Issue
Consumer products - Injury hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact an authorized Honda Power Equipment dealer to schedule a camshaft replacement.

Issue

The improperly manufactured camshafts in the engines can cause the starter rope to suddenly retract when pulling to start, posing an injury hazard.

As of October 4, 2023, the company has received one report of an incident and one report of minor injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Honda Lawnmowers and contact an authorized Honda Power Equipment dealer to schedule an appointment for a free repair. Honda is contacting all known purchasers directly.

For more information, consumers can contact American Honda Motor by telephone at 1- 888-888-3139 from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or visit the company website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind consumers to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 7,921 units of the affected products were sold in Canada

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from May 2022 to June 2023

Place of Origin

Manufactured in United States

Details
Original published date: 2023-10-06
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Outdoor living
Companies

Retailer

Honda Canada Inc

Markham, Ontario

Canada

Manufacturer

American Honda Motor Co. Inc.

Torrance, California

United States of America

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-74388