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Recall - Yardworks 12A Electric Leaf Blower Vacuum

Web posted on December 10, 2013

This voluntary recall involves the Yardworks 12A Electric Leaf Blower Vacuum identified by product number 060-3874.

Leaf blowers with the following serial numbers are included in this recall:

Product numberSerial Numbers
060-3874CTS0610001-480
CTS1781777-1800
CTS0750001-350
CTS1870001-360
CTS0820001-480
CTS1870361-930
CTS0890001-480
CTS1781411-1776
CTS1720001-330
CTS1720651-1250
CTS0750351-480
CTS1720334-650
CTS1780731-1410
CTS1870931-1410

This product is being voluntarily recalled as a precautionary measure due to concerns that the motor in some units may overheat, posing a potential safety hazard.

Neither Health Canada nor Canadian Tire has received any reports of injury related to the use of this product.

Approximately 21,450 units of the recalled leaf blower vacuums were sold at Canadian Tire stores across Canada. The recalled leaf blowers were sold from March 2013 to November 2013.

The product was manufactured in China and distributed through Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, Toronto

Customers are asked to verify the serial number on their Yardworks 12A Electric Leaf Blower Vacuum (product number 60-3874) to confirm if it matches the serial numbers listed above of impacted units. Customers who purchased a recalled leaf blower can return it to any Canadian Tire store for a refund.


For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at hc-sc.gc.ca.

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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