CPSC Issues Recalls on Toro, Exmark 30-inch Mowers

12/11/2013

 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Protection and Safety Commission (CPSC) is alerting to consumers recalls involving Toro and Exmark 30-inch walk-behind mowers.

Being recalled is the 2013 Toro TimeMaster 30-inch and 2013 Toro TurfMaster 30-inch lawn mowers with the following model and serial numbers: Model number 20199 with serial numbers ranging from 313000101 to 313020271; model number 20200 with serial numbers ranging from 313000101 to 313007366; and, model number 22200 with serial numbers ranging from 313000101 to 313007146.

The phrases "TimeMaster" or "TurfMaster" and "Toro" are printed on the front of the black and red mower. "Toro" is also printed on the side of the mower. The model and serial numbers are located on a decal affixed to the engine base above the left rear tire.

Toro has received 10 reports of blades breaking. No injuries have been reported. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact Toro for a free repair. Call Toro at 855-340-7686 for information,

There is also a recall on the 2013 Exmark Commercial 30-inch walk-behind mowers, model ECKA30 and serial numbers ranging from 313605897 to 313660824. The phrases "Commercial 30" and "Exmark" are printed on the front of the black and red mower. "Exmark" is also printed on the side of the mower. The model and serial numbers are located on a decal affixed to the engine base above the left rear tire.

No incidents or injuries have been reported, although consumers are urged to to immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact Exmark for a free repair. Contact Exmark at 800-667-5296 for information.