Great States Recalls Earthwise Cordless Electric Lawn Mowers Due to Injury Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of product: Cordless 17-inch electric lawn mower


The mower can start when the key is not in the starting position, posing an injury hazard to the user.

Consumer Contact: Great States Corporation at (800) 633-1501 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email or online at and click on Safety Recall for more information.

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Recall Details


About 1,200


This recall involves Earthwise cordless electric push lawn mowers with a 17-inch mowing deck. The recalled mowers have a silver motor housing and deck with a side discharge chute, a black foldable handle and a bright green bail lever, height adjustment lever and handle knobs. The mowers have a 24-volt removable, rechargeable battery. Brand name “Earthwise” and “17” appear on the front of the mowers. Model number 60517 is on the name plate on the back of the motor cover.


None reported


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric mowers, remove the battery and contact Great States Corporation for a replacement mower.

Sold at

Menards stores, Seventh Avenue catalogs and online at and from January 2014 to May 2014 for about $250.


The Great States Corporation, of Shelbyville, Ind.

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