CPSC Re-announces Recall of Generac Portable Generators
On November 10th, "the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) re-announced the recall of Generac portable generators. This recall involves 6500-watt and 8000-watt Generac portable generators with unit type numbers XT8000E XT8000EFI, GP6500, GP6500E, GP8000E and HomeLink 6500E portable generators, and DR models PRO 6500M and PRO 6500E portable generators. An unlocked handle can pinch consumers’ fingers against the generator frame when the generator is moved, posing finger amputation and crushing hazards. These portable generators were previously recalled on July 29th, 2021. The manufacturer has received a total of 37 reports of injuries, 24 resulting in finger amputations and five in finger crushing. For updated information, please see the CPSC link below."