What is the problem?
The end cap of the log splitter's hydraulic cylinder can break away from the body of the log splitter, posing an impact hazard to the user or bystander.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves ECHO Bear Cat brand hydraulic log splitter with model numbers LS27270 and LS27270T, with a date code of 012908 stamped on the hydraulic cylinder. The model number is printed on the main beam of the log splitters. The date code is stamped on the hydraulic cylinder near the capped end. The log splitters are black and orange with ECHO Bear Cat printed on the hydraulic cylinder.
These items were sold new+ at ECHO Bear Cat dealers nationwide from October 2007 through March 2012 for about $2,600.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact the nearest dealer for instruction on receiving a free replacement cylinder installed by an authorized dealer.
For additional information, contact Crary Industries toll-free at (888)625-4520 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.bearcatproducts.com
+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 in the CPSC recall announcement.
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Company Website: www.bearcatproducts.com
Company Phone: (888) 625-4520
What if I don't own this, but I own something similar?
It is possible that your item was included in a different recall, or will be recalled in the future. To find out, add your item to a free, private Items I Own account. Items I OwnTM will check your items against the past 13 years of CPSC recalls, then keep checking daily for new ones. Click "I Own a SIMILAR Item" to continue.
Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.