BLACK+DECKER recalls electric blower/vacuum/mulchers for laceration hazard

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — BLACK+DECKER 3-in-1 electric blower/vacuum/mulchers are being recalled after reports of finger lacerations.

About 560,000 of these were sold at Lowes and other stores across the country, as well as online at Amazon.com.

The company has received four reports of the fan covers coming off unexpectedly, which can make the fan cut the user. Consumers have reported finger lacerations from this happening.

Find the full list of model numbers under the recall here.

If you have one of these tools, stop using it and contact BLACK+DECKER for a free repair kit.

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