ECHO BEAR CAT HYDRAULIC LOG SPLITTERS
DETAILS: ECHO Bear Cat hydraulic log splitters manufactured by Crary Industries of West Fargo, N.D., model numbers LS27270 and LS27270T, date code 012908, sold at ECHO Bear Cat dealers nationwide from October 2007 through March 2012 for about $2,600. They were manufactured in the U.S.
WHY: The end cap of the log splitter's hydraulic cylinder can break away from the body of the log splitter, posing an impact hazard to the user or bystander.
INCIDENTS: Three reports of the hydraulic cylinder end caps detaching, resulting in one injury from a cylinder reportedly striking a consumer in the head.
HOW MANY: About 120.
FOR MORE: contact Crary Industries at 888-625-4520 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at http://www.bearcatproducts.com