(Gray News) – The potential of a burn risk has led to the recall of a few thousand units of pressure washers sold at Lowe’s.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission roughly 2,930 units of Simpson Gas Pressure Washers with Electric Start were recalled last week. .
The CPSC indicated that the lithium battery in the electric start system has the potential of overheating, posing a burn hazard.
The pressure washers were sold at Lowe’s stores nationwide as well as online from March 2023 through July 2023.
The recalled Simpson Gas Pressure Washers are described as being black with model number PS61264.
The CPSC further indicated that the Simpson logo, the words “Pro Series” and 4400 PSI are printed on the handle of the unit. The model number is printed on a silver label on the unit’s frame.
To date, only two reports have been made about the batteries overheating and damaging the units. No one has been injured.
The CPSC has advised users to stop using the pressure washer and to contact the manufacturer for instructions on how to have their unit repaired for free.
The manufacturer can be contacted at 866-733-8468 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by email at [email protected].
— with files from wsaz.com