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EGO Power+ cordless brushless hedge trimmers recalled due to laceration hazard

Chervon North America is recalling about 85,000 EGO Power+ model HT2410 cordless brushless hedge trimmers due to a laceration hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the rear switch trigger can fail to rebound after being pressed, which can cause the unit to activate unexpectedly, posing a laceration hazard.

This recall involves EGO Power+ Model HT2410 Cordless Brushless Hedge Trimmers that were manufactured prior to March 30, 2019. The hedge trimmers have a gray, black and green housing, yellow, 24-inch dual-action steel blade, a black loop handle with a green switch trigger in front of the product housing, and rear switch trigger underneath the rear handle. The EGO logo is displayed on one side of the product housing, and the model number HT2410 and manufacturing date code are displayed on the opposite side.  Only units with date codes from September 2017 through March 2019 are included in this recall.

The hedge trimmers are powered by a removable battery and were sold as a bare tool with no battery, or in a combination kit which included EGO POWER+ 2.5 Ah battery and a POWER+ 56-volt charger.  All units are marked with the model number HT2410.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hedge trimmers and contact Chervon for a free repair of the rear trigger switch.

The firm has received 34 reports in the U.S. of the trimmers starting unexpectedly, including eight reports of lacerations requiring stitches.

The hedge trimmers were sold at home improvement stores, hardware stores and authorized dealers and distributors nationwide and online at, and from September 2017 through March 2020 for between $150 and $220.

Consumers can contact Chervon North America at 800-492-0777 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, email at or online at or and click on “PRODUCT RECALLS” at the top of the page for more information.

Jay Edwards

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