Safety Alert Number 0906267

Big Muddy Motor Sports Recalls Generators
Due to Fire Hazard
Release # 09-257
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 678-3607
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Big Muddy Motor Sports Recalls Generators Due to Fire Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today
announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately
unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: PowerPlus Generators
Units: About 450
Importer: Big Muddy Sports, of Perryville, Mo. Hazard: The 220-volt receptacle can fail to produce power correctly and cause power surges that can damage appliances. This
poses a risk of fire and possible injury to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of power surges resulting in damage to appliances. No injuries have been
reported. Description: The recalled PowerPlus Generators are red with a black frame. The model number (BM7200 Power+) is printed on
the side of the unit. Recalled units have a date of manufacture of 02/2009 labeled on the fuel tank. Sold at: Buchheit retail stores in Illinois and Missouri during May 2009 for about $700. Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Customers should immediately stop using the recalled generator and return it to any Buchheit store for an exchange or
full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Big Muddy Motor Sports at (800) 678-3607 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. CT
Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at or
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to: