1. Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Propane Torches Due to Burn Hazard: Recall Date: February 27, 2019
Recall Number: 19-074
Name of Product: Greenwood propane torches
The trigger on the torches that engages the flame can fail to disengage when the trigger is no longer pressed, posing a burn hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled torches and return them to any Harbor Freight Tools location for a free replacement propane torch.
Harbor Freight Tools at 800-444-3353 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.harborfreight.com and click on Recall Safety Information on the bottom of the homepage for more information.
Description: This recall involves two models of the Greenwood-branded propane torches. The torches with no igniter have SKU number 61589 and the torches with a push button igniter have SKU number 61595. The torches have a steel nozzle, a flow valve, a blue grip and a black or orange hose. The SKU number is printed on a sticker located on the pipe that leads to the nozzle on the product packaging and on the manual. Only propane torches that do not have markings on the handles or brass knobs are included in this recall.
Harbor Freight has received two reports of the trigger failing to disengage, including one report of a burn injury.
Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide and online at www.harborfreight.com from November 2013 through October 2018 for between $20 and $30.
2. Harbor Freight Tools Recalls 12V Rechargeable Flashlights Due to Overheating and Burn Hazards:
Recall Date: February 27, 2019
Recall Number: 19-073
Name of product:
80 Lumen 12V Rechargeable Flashlights
The flashlight can overheat while charging, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled flashlights, and return them to any Harbor Freight Tools location for a refund in the form of a $5 Harbor Freight Tools gift card.
Harbor Freight Tools at 800-444-3353 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.harborfreight.com and click on “Recall Safety Information” on the bottom of the homepage for more information.