Consumer product recall

Husqvarna® branded Automower 435X AWD and Automower 535 AWD robotic lawnmowers recalled due to Fire Hazard

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Summary

Product
Husqvarna® branded Automower 435X AWD and Automower 535 AWD robotic lawnmowers
Issue
Consumer products - Fire hazard
What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Husqvarna to obtain information on product repair.

Affected products

This recall involves two Husqvarna automower products with the following model numbers, SKUs and UPCs listed in the table below.

Recalled Products

Model

SKU

UPC

Husqvarna® branded Automower 435X AWD

967853305
967853366

193028049462
193028049981

Husqvarna® branded Automower 535 AWD

967853405
967853466

193028050017

Issue

The battery may degrade after 1,450 charging cycles due to the current charging pattern and overheat, posing a fire hazard.

As of November 15, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries. Internationally, the company has received 5 reports of incidents resulting in the product overheating damaging the product and/or charging station.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Husqvarna to obtain information on product repair.

For automowers with greater than 1,200 charging cycles, consumers should contact Husqvarna to make arrangements for a free battery replacement.

For all other automowers, Husqvarna will provide two software updates through the Automower® Connect App, which, upon acceptance of the updates, will automatically be installed free of charge and eliminate the risk of battery degradation.

For more information, consumers can contact Husqvarna by telephone toll-free at 1-877-257-6921 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday or by email. Consumers can also visit Husqvarna’s 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 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 310 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from March 2020 to August 2021.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in the United Kingdom.

Details
Original published date: 2021-12-09
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Outdoor Living
Companies

Distributor    

Husqvarna Canada Corp.

Mississauga

Ontario

CANADA

Manufacturer

Husqvarna AB (Sweden)

Stockholm

SWEDEN

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-63684