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GreenWorks Blower/Vacs Recalled by Sunrise Global Marketing Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

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Name of Product: GreenWorks blower/vacs

Hazard: The blower/vac’s motor can catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Refund
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blower/vacs and contact Sunrise Global Marketing for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: GreenWorks toll free at (888) 909-6757 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, or online at and click on Important Safety Notice for more information.

Recall Details

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Units: About 14,000

Description: This recall involves GreenWorks 12 amp electric blower/vacs. The blower/vacs have a green motor housing and a black blower tube and restrictor nozzle. They measure 12 inches high and 34 inches long. Recalled blower/vacs have model number 24022 with a serial number between GWS0350001 through GWS2280500 or model number 24072 with a serial number between GWR1310001 through GWS2281100. The model number, serial number, “greenworks” and “ELECTRIC BLOWER/MULCHER WITH BAG” are printed on the side of the motor housing. Model 24022 has a two-speed switch. Model 24072 has a variable speed switch.

Incidents/Injuries: Sunrise Global Marketing has received three reports of the blower/vacs catching fire. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Menards, Magic Mart and Mowtown stores nationwide and online at,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and from February 2012 through June 2015 for between $30 and $70.
Importer: Sunrise Global Marketing LLC, of Mooresville, N.C., owns the GreenWorks brand

Manufactured in: China
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