About Worx electric blower/vacs

Recall Date: 6/24/2015

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. Model number WG507 and a serial number in one of the following ranges are included in this recall. Model Number Serial number ranges WG507 201418000134 through 201418018263 201418018268 through 201418021382 201511000379 through 201511001397

Consumer Contact

Positec toll-free at (866) 955-4579 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email blower@positecgroup.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.

Retailers

  • Menards and Walmart stores nationwide from January 2015 through May 2015 for about $40.

Made In

  • China

Importers

  • Positec Tool Corp., of Charlotte, N.C.

Category ID: 68407

Number of Units Sold: About 24,300 and 370 in Canada

Recalls From Other Countries

Hazards

  • The grounded and ungrounded wiring in the electric blower/vacs could be reversed, posing a shock hazard to consumers.

Injuries

  • None reported

Resolution, Remedy, Fix

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blower/vacs and return them to the place of purchase for a replacement or full refund.

Resolution Options

  • Replace
  • Refund

Report an incident with Worx electric blower/vacs

Images of Worx electric blower/vacs

image of Worx electric blower/vacs

image of Worx electric blower/vacs

image of Worx electric blower/vacs

image of Worx electric blower/vacs

Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2015/Positec-Tool-Recalls-Worx-Brand-Blower-Vacs