This recall involves BLACK+DECKER 3-in-1 electric blower/vacuum/mulchers with model numbers BV5600, BV6000 and BV6600. The fan cover can unlatch unexpectedly, posing a laceration hazard.The model number and “Type 1” are printed on the name plate on the right side of the motor housing. Only “Type 1” blower/vacuum/mulchers are included in this recall. They are orange with black accents, a black fan cover and a two-speed switch. They were sold with a blower tube, a vacuum tube and a reusable collection bag. Model BV6600 also has a rake attachment. The manufacturer has received four reports of the fan covers unexpectedly coming off and consumers receiving finger lacerations from contact with the fan.
September 13, 2016