Recall: 3000 PSI pressure washer surface cleaners
On 2018-04-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding 3000 PSI pressure washer surface cleaners due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2010 for about $50 to $80.
About 200,000 units are involved in this Briggs & Stratton pressure washer recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Pressure Washers category in 2018.
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What is the problem?
The surface cleaner's spray bar can break and detach from the central hub, causing broken pieces to strike consumers, posing an injury hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled surface cleaners and contact Briggs & Stratton for instructions to register online for a free replacement.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Briggs & Stratton has received five reports of the surface cleaners spray bar detaching from the central hub, including one report of the spray bar striking an operator, resulting in a cut on the knee which required sutures to close.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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