Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 428-3769
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product
Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the
following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise
Name of Product: Portable
Units: About 13,000
Importer: General Power Products LLC, of
Hazard: The generator’s fuel valve can be damaged
by the cover plate during shipment and cause a fuel leak and fuel spillage during use, posing a fire hazard
Incidents/Injuries: General Power Products has
received 14 reports of damaged fuel valves. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall includes the General
Power Products 6000 Watt portable generator and the Poulan Pro 6000 Watt portable generator with serial
numbers 060400483 through 060600725. The serial number is stamped on the engine block which is located on the
front of the engine below the generator’s control panel. “General Power Products” and “6000 Generator” are
printed on the side of the General Power Products generator. “Poulan Pro” and “6000 watts” are printed on the
side of the Poulan Pro generator.
Sold at: Hardware and home improvement stores
primarily located in Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio and Texas from June 2008 through September 2008 for
between $600 and $800.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using
the generators and contact General Power Products to determine if the generator’s fuel valve is damaged and,
if it is, to receive a free repair kit and instructions.
Consumer Contact: For additional information,
contact General Power Products toll-free at (877) 428-3769 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or visit the
firm’s Web site at www.generalpowerproducts.com
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