Beware of Unsafe Shears Sold at Home Depot!
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is reminding Home Depot customers about a recall of Fiskars lopper shears after several new injuries have been reported.
The product involves the Fiskars 32-inch Bypass Lopper Shears, model number 6954. This item has dark orange steel handles, black rubber grips with a gray strip, and plastic gears connected to the pruning blades.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission indicated lopper handles can break while cutting branches, posing a serious injury and laceration risk. The company has received approximately 33 incident reports, including pinched fingers, bruising and head and face injuries.
Consumers should refrain from use and contact Fiskars toll-free at 855-544-0151 or visit www.2.fiskars.com and click on "Product Notifications."