This recall involves ECHO and Shindaiwa brand 2-cycle gas powered commercial backpack blowers with shoulder straps. This recall also includes replacement shoulder straps. The model and serial numbers can be found on the blower’s engine block. The ECHO or Shindaiwa logo appears on the shoulder strap, and the replacement strap part number appears on the plastic bag at the time of sale. Backpack blower Models Start Serial Number End Serial Number PB-8010H P48715001001 P48715999999 PB-8010H P52315001001 P52315011904 PB-8010T P48615001001 P48615999999 PB-8010T P52415001001 P52415014244 EB810 P52515001001 P52515002697 EB810RT P52015001001 P52015999999 EB810RT P52615001001 P52615003792 Spare Parts - Replacement Straps Part Number ECHO Right shoulder strap P/N C061000780 ECHO Right shoulder strap P/N C061000781 ECHO Left shoulder strap P/N C061000790 ECHO Left shoulder strap P/N C061000791 Shindaiwa Right shoulder strap P/N C061000861 Shindaiwa Left shoulder strap P/N C061000871
ECHO and Shindaiwa Backpack Blowers and replacement strapsAbout 67,700 blowers and 6,600 replacement straps
Independent ECHO and Shindaiwa outdoor power equipment dealers and online at www.HomeDepot.com and www.Grainger.com between August 2018 and February 2020 for about $600 for blowers and $30 for replacement straps.
Recall Date: Mar 5, 2020
The firm has received 62 reports of incidents, including one minor injury, when pieces of blower were expelled from the machine, hitting a consumer in the neck.
ECHO Inc., of Lake Zurich, Ill.
Recall ID: 8760
Last Published: Mar 5, 2020
Emert Number: 20086
Emert Status: Announced