The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall of STIHL PolyCut Mowing Heads. This recall involves the mowing head cutting attachments compatible with some models of STIHL-brand trimmers, brushcutters, and clearing saws. STIHL Inc. has received 28 reports of loose bolts or mowing heads coming apart, including two reports of injuries.

The mowing heads can be identified by the name “STIHL” and model number “27-3” or “47-3” located on the original packaging and molded on the top side of the mowing head.  The mowing heads have three orange plastic blades, each attached with a bolt and a nut, a black top housing, and a white bottom housing.

Consumers should stop using the recalled mowing heads immediately and take them to an authorized STIHL dealer for a full refund.

CLICK HERE to view the complete recall report.