CPSC recalls several blower/vacuums from two manufacturers

Two different blower/vacuums are being recalled for the same reason.

Consumer Product Safety Commission officials say objects sucked into the unit can break through the plastic housing.

The recall affects nearly 250,000 Homelite electric blower/vacuums were sold at The Home Depot, in stores and online, in 2012.   Visit www.homelite.com and click on "important safety notices", or call 1-800-242-4672, for more details.

The second recall covers Expert Gardener electric blower/vacuums.  They were sold in 2012 at Walmart, also in stores and online.    Visit www.expertgardenertools.com and click on "safety notices" for more details.