The Health and Safety Authority has been advised by the UK based company Integral Sourcing Operation Ltd of a potential safety defect concerning “Garden Buddy” PM35 Petrol Lawn Mowers; see Figures 1 & 2.
The affected lawn mowers have been produced with two batch codes, Batch No: 5114 (Fig.3) and Batch No: 2315 (Fig.4). Batch 5114 was supplied in 2014 and Batch 2315 was supplied in 2015.
The supplier has reported there have been a small number of cases where the mower blade has broken. The batch number is clearly visible on the rating label located on the deck of the lawn mower (Fig 2).
The manufacturer has initiated a blade replacement programme and any purchaser who has a bought a machine from the only the two affected batches is advised to contact their place of purchase without delay.
For more information contact Integral Sourcing Operation Ltd at Pembury, 20 Beech Lea, Blunsdon, Wiltshire,SN267DE,UK: Tel: 0044 1793703534
|Fig1.Garden Buddy PM35 Lawn Mower||Fig 2. Location of Rating Label for Batch Code|
|Fig 3. Batch Code: 5114||Fig 4. Batch Code 2315|