Black And Decker Recalls 560K Leaf Blowers

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Black and Decker is recalling 560,000 leaf blowers due to a possible laceration hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the fan cover on the leaf blower can unlatch unexpectedly posing a safety risk to users. 

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The CPSC has received four reports of users being cut due to exposed fans. The recall involves the Black and Decker 3-in-1 electric blower/vacuum/mulchers with model numbers BV5600, BV6000 AND BV6600. The leaf blower is orange and black. It also has a fan cover and a two-speed switch. The leaf blowers were sold at Lowes and other stores nationwide and also online at

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You should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Black and Decker for a free repair kit. Contact Black and Decker toll-free 866-937-9805. You can also email them at


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