About American Honda Motor HRX walk-behind Lawn Mowers

Recall Date: 7/10/2008

Lawn Mowers Recalled by American Honda Motor Corp. Due to Laceration Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2008 Release #08-328 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 426-7701 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Lawn Mowers Recalled by American Honda Motor Corp. Due to Laceration Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Honda Lawn Mowers Units: 20,500 Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Corp., of Torrance, Calif. Hazard: The lawn mower’s rear shield can break off allowing debris to be thrown toward the operator, which poses a laceration hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: American Honda has received one report of a shield breaking off the lawn mower. No injuries have been reported. Description: This recall involves HRX walk-behind lawn mowers with model numbers HRX217(K)2HXA and HRX217(K)2HMA. The model and serial number are printed on a label located on the upper rear of the mower deck. Serial numbers included in the recall are MAGA-1500001 through 1520532. The recalled lawn mowers are red with “HONDA” written on the bag. Sold by: Authorized American Honda Motor Corp. dealers and Home Depot stores nationwide from October 2007 to June 2008 for about $900. Manufactured in: United States Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lawn mowers and contact their local Honda Lawn and Garden dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners of the recalled lawn mowers have been contacted by direct mail notification. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Honda at (800) 426-7701 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit Honda’s Web site at www.hondapowerequipment.com

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  • Laceration

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2008/Lawn-Mowers-Recalled-by-American-Honda-Motor-Corp-Due-to-Laceration-Hazard