Makita Canada Inc. recalls Makita 25.7 cc Line Trimmer
- Starting date:
- March 22, 2018
- Posting date:
- March 22, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Burn Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Makita 25.7cc Gas Powered Line Trimmer
This recall involves Makita brand hand-held line trimmer with model number ER2600L, UPC 0 88381 69668 5 and serial number ranges from 161200801 to 161200870.
Makita has repaired all products within the serial number range except for one unit identified by serial number 161200826.
The trimmer has a teal/black/silver power head with a 25.7cc gas engine, a curved shaft, and an aluminum teal color trimmer head attached. The overall length of the product is 164.5cm.
The grommet holding the fuel line and sealing the opening in the fuel tank may become dislodged and allow fuel to leak from the tank, posing fire and burn hazards to the consumer.
As of March 7, 2018, the company has received no report of incidents or injuries in Canada.
Approximately 69 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold in Canada from June 2017 to September 2017.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Makita Canada Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the affected trimmer, ensure that any fuel is drained from the unit and contact Makita Canada for information on how to return the product for a free repair/replacement.
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.