DR Energy Gear Recollects DR Energy Chipper Shredders As a consequence of Laceration Hazard

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By Calvin S. Nelson

Title of Product:

DR Energy Chipper Shredders


Items of metallic can come free from contained in the shredder’s housing and be ejected, posing a laceration hazard. Additionally, the hopper can turn out to be indifferent from the shredder, posing a laceration hazard.

Recall Date:

September 21, 2023


About 5,900 (As well as, about 90 had been bought in Canada)

Recall Particulars


This recall includes DR Energy Gear Chipper Shredders with mannequin numbers CS35050BEN, CS35050BENR, CS35050BENSD, CS35150BEN, CS35150BENR, CS35150BENSD, CS35150DEN, CS45040DMN, CS45040DEN, CS45040DENR, CS45040DMNR, CS43030DMN and CS43030DMNR. For mannequin numbers starting CS3, the mannequin quantity is on the facet of the unit. For mannequin numbers starting CS4, the mannequin and serial numbers are printed on a white label positioned on the bottom of the machine to the left of the engine guide begin deal with. The chippers had been bought in orange and black with a funnel on the high to shred brush.


Customers ought to instantly cease utilizing the recalled chipper shredders and get in touch with DR Energy Gear to obtain a full refund or a free restore together with transport.


The agency has obtained 79 experiences of components coming free contained in the housing of the chipper shredder or items of metallic ejecting, together with two experiences of accidents. The agency has obtained three experiences of hoppers unexpectedly detaching from the chipper shredder, together with one minor abrasion damage.  

Offered At:

Approved DR Energy Gear sellers nationwide and on-line at drpower.com.

Mannequin numbers starting with CS3 had been bought September 2019 by way of August 2023 for between $3,000 and $3,800. Mannequin numbers starting with CS4 had been bought August 2022 by way of July 2023 for between $945 and $1,500.


Generac Energy Techniques Inc., of Waukesha, Wisconsin


DR Energy Gear, of South Burlington, Vermont

Manufactured In:

United States

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