FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2012
Release #13-042 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 888-3139
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 American Honda Recalls Portable Generators Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Portable Generators
Units: About 150,600
Distributor: American Honda Motor Co. Inc., of Torrance, Calif.
Hazard: The generator’s fuel hose can leak, posing fire and burn hazards.
Incidents/Injuries: Honda is aware of four incidents of fuel leaks. No fires or injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Honda gasoline-powered portable generators with model number EU2000i and serial numbers EAAJ-2260273 through EAAJ-2485025. The generators are black and red in color or have a camouflage design. They measure about 20 inches long by 11 ˝ inches wide by 16 ˝ inches tall. “Honda,” “EU converter” and the model number 2000i are printed on the side of the generator. “Companion” is printed on the side of some EU2000i models. The serial number is located on the lower right side, rear corner of the generator.