Recalled Toro Mowers have Potentially Dangerous Blade Defect

Recalled Toro Mowers have Potentially Dangerous Blade Defect
Recalled Toro Mowers have Dangerous Blade Defect

Toro is recalling about 800 of its walk-behind power mowers. The affected mowers were assembled with an incorrect blade driver and blade combination, which can cause the blade to break, posing a risk of serious injury.

According to a recall notice posted on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) website, the recall applies to 2015 22-inch walk-behind mowers with a red base on four wheels. The affected mowers can be identified by a black plate on the front at reads “Toro Recycler 22.” The mowers have the model number 20337. The affected machines have serial numbers ranging from 315000101 to 315000983 which are located on a decal affixed to the rear of the machine. The mowers were sold at hardware, lawn and garden stores nationwide in February and March 2015 for about $450.

Consumers are urged to stop using the recalled Toro mowers immediately and contact a Toro dealer to schedule a free repair. Consumers with questions about the recall may contact the company at (844) 521-2384 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Central Time, or online at www.toro.com.

Anti-Aging Cream Claims “Mostly Bunk,” Experts Say

Anti-Aging Cream Claims “Mostly Bunk,” Experts Say
Anti-Aging Cream Claims “Mostly Bunk,” Experts Say

If you’ve ever wondered if all those anti-wrinkle creams on the market are truly effective, at least one doctor is offering a blunt answer: “It’s not a magical wand. It’s not going to take away your wrinkles.”

Those were the words of Dr. Tyler Hollmig, director of Laser and Aesthetic Dermatology at Stanford Health Care. Hollmig told ABC News that anti-wrinkle creams “can certainly help mitigate and minimize wrinkles,” but they cannot make them disappear. Continue reading Anti-Aging Cream Claims “Mostly Bunk,” Experts Say