Consumer product recall

Makita LXT Cordless Hedge Trimmer Recalled due to Laceration and Injury Hazards

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Summary

Product
Makita LXT Cordless Hedge Trimmer
Issue
Consumer products - Injury hazard
Consumer products - Laceration hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Makita Canada Inc. for a free repair.

Affected products

This recall involves the product Makita LXT Cordless Hedge Trimmer that is identifiable by the Model DUH602RTE and UPC 0 88381 73534 6. Affected units bear serial numbers: 64665Y to 65064Y.

Issue

The guard on the hedge trimmer shear blade was not installed on the affected product, posing a laceration and injury hazards.

As of August 2, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Makita Canada Inc. for a free repair.

For more information, consumers can contact Makita Canada Inc. by telephone:

  • 1 800-663-0909 (English only) Western Canada 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m. PST
  • 1 800-263-3734 (English and French) Eastern Canada, Prairies 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m. EST

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 88 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from April 2022 to June 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China.

Details
Original published date: 2022-08-16
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Appliances
Companies

Importer

Makita Canada Inc.

Whitby, ON

Canada

Manufacturer

Makita Corp.

Japan

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64468