Oregon Tool Recalls Log Splitters and Cylinder Kits Due to Injury Hazards

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Name of Product:

Oregon, PowerPro, Country Tuff, and Speeco branded log splitters and cylinder kits

Hazard:

The recalled log splitter’s hydraulic cylinder rod can separate from the piston, preventing the wedge from retracting. Reengaging the rod to the piston can cause the rod and wedge to move unexpectedly, posing injury hazards.

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Recall Date:

April 25, 2024

Units:

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About 29,560 (In addition, about 4,690 were sold in Canada)

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Oregon, PowerPro, Country Tuff, and Speeco branded log splitters and cylinder kits with the model numbers, brand names and sizes listed below. Brand names are located on the side of the log splitters and model numbers are on the log splitters.

Model Number Brand / Description
CT25TKO-1  Country Tuff 25 Ton Log Splitter
CT25TKO-2  Country Tuff 25 Ton Log Splitter
CT35TKO-1  Country Tuff 35 Ton Log Splitter
CT35TKO-2  Country Tuff 35 Ton Log Splitter
OR25TBS-1  OREGON 25 Ton Log Splitter
OR30TBS-1  OREGON 30 Ton Log Splitter
OR30TKO-1  OREGON 30 Ton Log Splitter
OR30TKO-2  OREGON 30 Ton Log Splitter
OR35TBS-1  OREGON 35 Ton Log Splitter
OR35THO-1  OREGON 35 Ton Log Splitter
OR35TKO-1  OREGON 35 Ton Log Splitter
OR35TKO-2  OREGON 35 Ton Log Splitter
PP25TH0-1  PowerPro 25 Ton Log Splitter
PP25TK0-1  PowerPro 25 Ton Log Splitter
PP30TKO-1  PowerPro 30 Ton Log Splitter
PP35THO-1  PowerPro 35 Ton Log Splitter
PP35TKO-1  PowerPro 35 Ton Log Splitter
SP25TKO-1  SpeeCo 25 Ton Log Splitter
SP30TKO-1  SpeeCo 30 Ton Log Splitter
SP35TKO-1  SpeeCo 35 Ton Log Splitter

 

Cylinder Kit Number Brand / Description
622545 ASY, 5 IN CYLINDER KIT WITH DECALS
622522 ASY, 4.5 IN CYLINDER WITH DECALS, DI
622906 ASY, 4 IN CYLINDER KIT W/ DECALS 

Remedy:

If consumers experience the wedge failing to retract, the consumer should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Oregon Tool or their dealer to schedule a time for Oregon Tool or the dealer to install a free replacement cylinder. Consumers should not attempt to fix the recalled product themselves. Consumers can locate their nearest dealer by visiting www.oregonproducts.com/en/dealer-locator and searching by location for an Outdoor Power Equipment dealer.  

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received seven reports of forward movement of the rod and attached splitting wedge at an unexpected increased speed. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Lowe’s, Tractor Supply Company, and other stores nationwide and online from July 2020 through December 2023 for between $1,500 and $2,745.

Importer(s):

Oregon Tool Inc., of Portland, Oregon

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About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

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