The electric log splitters have a hydraulic arm that, during use, slides under the handle used to move the machine.
The moving hydraulic arm poses a laceration or amputation injury hazard to individuals who place their hands on that handle while the splitter is in operation.
The log splitters are silver and black, electric 5-ton models.
This recall involves the Task Force Brand with item number 241483.
The item number and model number is printed on the power switch label at the rear of the log splitter. "Task Force" is printed on the side rail of the log splitters.
They were sold Exclusively at Lowe's stores nationwide from January 2008 through March 2011 for about $300.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled log splitters and contact the to receive a free set of warning labels including placement instructions.
For additional information contact Changzhou Globe Tool Group Co. Ltd. toll-free at (866) 456-8934 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday