Finger laceration hazard: Ariens Sno-Tek Snow Blowers subject of recall notice

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TORONTO — Regulatory authorities in Canada and the United States, together with the manufacturer, are recalling a snowblower because the product’s engine is missing a safety shield.

The company, Liquid Combustion Technology of South Carolina, said the missing shield could pose a finger laceration hazard.

The recall involves Ariens Sno-Tek Snow Blowers with the model numbers 920402 and 920403. The engine serial numbers included in the recall of these models range from 1065H04008325A through 1065H04012104A.

About 300 units were sold in Canada at Home Depot stores.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of the snow blowers.

Consumers should contact Liquid Combustion Technology through the company’s website to arrange for installation of a free repair kit, or call them at 1-800-552-8094.

The snowblowers were sold from October 2010 to December 2010 in Canada and the United States.

Organizations: Home Depot, Health Canada

Geographic location: Canada, United States, TORONTO South Carolina

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