Consumer product recall

Husqvarna 300 Series Snow Throwers recalled due to potential injury hazard

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Summary

Product
Husqvarna 300 Series Snow Throwers
Issue
Consumer products - Injury hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the dealer to arrange for repair.

Affected products

This recall involves Husqvarna 300 Series Snow Throwers with the associated model numbers and product numbers.

Model Number Product Number
ST 324 970528901
ST 324 970528902
ST 327 970529001
ST 327 970529002
ST 330 970529101
ST 330 970529102

Issue

The auger pulley bolt on certain 300 series snow throwers may loosen, allowing the unit to drive without human input, presenting a potential injury hazard.

As of June 14, 2023, the company has received 11 reports of incidents and no injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 25 reports of incidents and no injuries.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the dealer to arrange a free repair. Dealers can be located using the lookup tool at locations.husqvarna.com/ca-en/ or locations.husqvarna.com/ca-fr/.   

For more information, consumers can contact Husqvarna  toll-free at 877-257-6921 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or online at www.husqvarna.com/ca-en/ or www.husqvarna.com/ca-fr/.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Husqvarna Professional Products, Inc.

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 Canadians 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 4,409 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 2,700 units were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from July 2022 to February 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in USA

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

Manufacturer

Husqvarna Professional Products, Inc.

Charlotte, North Carolina

United States

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-73897

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