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2021.07.23 Recall: Head Grass Brush Cutter

The following notice has been issued by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.

UK Universal Trimmer Head Grass Brush Cutter Lawn Mower Strimmer Tool

head brushcutter 

Alert number
2103-0152

Product type
Machinery - Chain Brush Cutter

Product identifiers
eBay item number: 184645291103

Product description
Universal left-hand trimmer saw chain in black. Made of iron with mounting hold diameter of 25.4 mm and adaptor size 10 x 1.25 mm.

Country of origin
N/A

Counterfeit
No

Risk level
Serious

Risk type
Injuries

Risk description
The head may be mounted on a grass trimmer and may therefore, against its intended use, be used as a hand-held chain saw. As a consequence, this could cause kickback or loss of control over the tool, resulting in injuries. Additionally, the chain saw elements and cutting attachments are unprotected and could break during use. Consequently, the user could be hit by the head or broken pieces and be injured. The product does not meet the requirements of the Supply of Machinery Regulations 2008.

Corrective measures
N/A

Online marketplace
eBay - The online marketplace has removed the product listing

Notifier
Local authority trading standards

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