ALTEC CFD 1217 WOOD CHIPPER 2011: EQUIPMENT

Make : ALTEC Model : CFD 1217 WOOD CHIPPER Year : 2011
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V517000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-11-12 Date Received by ODI: 2012-10-24 Date Added to Database: 2012-10-25
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: MAB 572
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 205
Summary:
      Altec is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 CFD 1217 wood chippers, manufactured between May 2011 through September 2012. The wood chipper blades were not made to hardness specifications.
Consequence:
      Due to not being the correct hardness, the wood chipper blades could fail during use causing the blade to separate. This could lead to personal injury.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners and will replace the blades, free of charge. The safety recall began on November 12, 2012. Owners may contact Altec at 1-877-462-5832.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Altec's recall number is MAB 572.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.