**** Recall via Health Canada
Yardworks, Yard Machines and Troy-Bilt Snow Throwers recalled due to risk of injury
Common name: Yardworks, Yard Machines, and Troy-Bilt 300 Series 2 Stage Snow Throwers sold in or around 2004-2006
Product description: The recalled two-stage compact snow throwers are used for snow removal. The affected snow throwers have two wheels with plastic tire rims and come in red, green, gray or black. The brand name is printed on the snow thrower’s housing. The model number is located on the snow thrower’s rear frame.
|Brand||Model Numbers||Sold at|
|MTD Yard Machines||31A-3AAD500||The Home Depot, Rona Home Hardware and other retailers|
Hazard identified: If the snow thrower’s tires are over-inflated, the plastic wheel rims can burst, posing a risk of lacerations and fractures. As of December 17, 2019, the company has received 36 reports of injuries in Canada.
Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact MTD for a free set of replacement wheel rim assemblies made of steel.
Consumers can contact MTD toll-free at (800) 668-1238 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.