Positec Tool Corp., of Charlotte, N.C., has recalled its Worx electric blower/vacs. The grounded and ungrounded wiring in the electric blower/vacs could be reversed, posing a shock hazard to consumers. This includes about 24,300 and 370 in Canada. This recall involves Worx brand electric blower/vacs. The blower/vacs are black, measure 11 inches high by 19.5 inches long and have the “Worx” logo printed on the side of the motor housing. The model and serial numbers are printed on the opposite side of the motor housing. To view a range of serial numbers for model numbers included in this recall, visit them online at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Positec-Tool-Recalls-Worx-Brand-Blower-Vacs/.
The vacs were sold at Menards and Walmart stores nationwide from January 2015 through May 2015 for about $40. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blower/vacs and return them to the place of purchase for a replacement or full refund. Contact Positec toll-free at 866-955-4579 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email email@example.com or online at http://www.worx.com and click on Product Recall Information in the News and Press section at the bottom of the page for more information.
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