|February 24, 1975
|Release # 75-018|
Kemp Offers Free Repair Kit
For Compost And Leaf Shredders
ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA (Feb. 24) -- Kemp Shredder Company,
in cooperation with the ,
announces the immediate availability of a free corrective kit
for compost and leaf shredders with Model Nos. SKO, 6-0, and
6-04 to reduce the possibility of injury to users.
The uncorrected models pose a potential safety hazard
to consumers. The user's hand could be drawn into the shredding
machinery when a stick or branch is inserted at a certain angle
while the machine is operating.
The free corrective kit provided by the Kemp Shredder
Company will contain a protective plate with simple installation
instructions, revised operating instructions, and safety decals.
The protective plate, to be installed by the consumer, will
reduce the potential hazard.
Only Model Nos. SKO, 6-0, and 6-04, which were sold
nationally, are involved in the corrective program voluntarily
undertaken by the firm. These models were manufactured prior
to May 16, 1973, although some may have been sold after that
date. The mod el numbers are located on the shredder nameplate.
Consumers who have difficulty in finding the model number
should contact the Kemp Shredder Company.
The Kemp Shredder Company is notifying by certified
mail all known purchasers of the availability of the
corrective kits. Owners of the above models who have not
received the letter are urged to contact the Kemp Shredder
Company, P.O. Box 6275, Erie, Pennsylvania 16512.