The blower's impeller can break and hit the operator.
17 incidents have been reported of lacerations, cuts and bruises -- some requiring stitches.
People should stop using the blower immediately.
Recalled blowers purchased at lowes home improvement stores can be returned to the store for a free replacement.
Anyone who purchased a leaf blower on line should contact the company.
If purchased online, consumers should contact Troy Bilt at (888) 848-6038 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at Troy Bilt
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