Recalls: Tools and Hardware

August 7, 2019 Seattle Manufacturing Corporation Recalls Ice Axes Due to Serious Injury and Fall Hazards

This recall involves Kobah Ice Axes of lengths 60, 65, 70 and 75 centimeters. The axes each have a steel pick and adze joined at the top of an orange aluminum handle shaft by a black polyamide resin head. There is a steel spike in the bottom of the handle shaft. "Kobah," "SMC" and Manufacturer's Lot Number (MLN) 10864 are printed on the handle shaft. Read more.

February 5, 2019 DeWALT Recalls Drills Due to Shock Hazard

This recall involves the DeWALT DWD110 and DWD112 3/8-inch variable speed reversing drills. The drills are yellow with black accents and have a power cable connected at one end. Only drills with date codes 2017-37-FY through 2018-22-FY are affected. If the drill is marked with an "X" after the date code it has already been inspected and is not affected. The model number is located on a label on the right side of the drill. The date code is etched into the body of the drill below the label. Consumers whose drill does not have a date code, or who cannot locate the date code should contact the company. Product Name UPC DeWALT DWD110 885911037518 DeWALT DWD112 885911057319 Read more.

December 11, 2018 Penn State Industries Recalls Woodworking Jaw Chuck Systems Due to Laceration Hazard

This recall involves Penn State Industries CSCBARR5 quick change jaw chuck systems used with woodworking lathes. The recalled jaw chuck systems are made of steel, are silver in color and measure about 3.875 inches in diameter. "PSI Woodworking Products" and product number "CSCBARR5" are printed on the side of the chuck. Read more.

November 1, 2018 Black & Decker Recalls Hammer Drills Due to Injury Hazard

This recall involves side handles supplied with Porter-Cable brand model PC70THD ½ Inch VSR 2-Speed Hammer Drills, Black & Decker brand model DR560 ½ Inch Drill/Drivers, and Bostitch brand models BTE140 and BTE141 ½ Inch Hammer Drills. The side handles are black plastic and attach to the drill to help provide stability. The Porter-Cable hammer drills are gray with red accents, the Black & Decker drill/drivers are orange with black accents, and the Bostich hammer drills are yellow with black accents. Product Name Model Number Porter-Cable ½ Inch VSR 2-Speed Hammer Drill PC70THD Black & Decker ½ Inch Drill/Driver DR560 Bostitch ½ Inch Hammer Drill BTE140 and BTE141 Read more.

April 24, 2018 Honeywell Recalls Hard Hats Due to Risk of Head Injury

This recall involves Honeywell's type 1 Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 hard hats. They were sold in a variety of different colors. The Fibre-Metal E2 hard hats have a manufacture date of April 2016, May 2016, December 2017 or January 2018. The North Peak A79 hard hats were manufactured from April 2016 through January 2018. Only North Peak A79 hard hats with mold identification number 4 are included on this recall. North by Honeywell, the mold identification number, and the manufacture date can be found on the underside of the hat's brim. The date code is in a clock format: The numbers around the circle correspond to the 12 months of the year, the arrow points to the month of manufacture and the numbers on either side of the arrow represent the last two digits of the year. Read more.

June 7, 2017 Nidec Motor Recalls Swimming Pool Motors Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

This recall involves variable speed swimming pool motors with a programmable user interface on the top. "Emerson" or "EcoTech EZ" is printed on top of the control box and the model number is printed on the rating plate located on the side of the pump. The model numbers included in this recall are listed below. Model Numbers M63PWBLE-0121 M63PWBLM-0128 M63PWBLR-0131 M63PWBLS-0132 M63PWBLV-0135 M63PWBLW-0136 M63XZBMA-0139 M63PWBMB-0140 M63PWBMC-0141 M63PWBMD-0142 M63PWBME-0143 M63PWBMF-0144 M63PWBMG-0145 M63PWBSC-0229 Read more.

May 25, 2017 Extech Recalls Digital Clamp Meters Due to Electrocution Hazard

This recall involves Extech digital clamp meters with model numbers EX650, EX655, MA160, MA61, and MA63. These models are all AC/DC clamp meters, which are electrical testing devices that measure AC/DC voltage, resistance, capacitance, frequency, temperature, continuity, and diode. Serial numbers in the following format are included in the recall: R15XXXXXXX to R17XXXXXXX. Only serial numbers in this range are included in the recall. The "EXTECH" logo and the model number are printed on the front of the unit and the serial number on the back. The digital clamp meters are green and orange. Read more.

March 31, 2017 Black+Decker Portable Table Saws Made by Rexon Recalled Due to Laceration and Impact Injury Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Walmart

The recall involves model number JT2504BD Black+Decker brand 10-inch table saws. The table saws sit on a black metal foldable stand. Black+Decker and JT2504BD are printed on the front right side of the table saw. Read more.

March 7, 2017 Craftsman Portable Table Saws Made by Rexon Recalled Due to Laceration and Impact Injury Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Sears

The recall involves model number 137.415030 Craftsman brand 10-inch table saws. The table saws sit on a black metal foldable stand. "15 AMP 10-inch table saw," "Sears Brands Mgt. Corp." and the model and serial numbers are printed on a silver label on the front. Serial numbers included in the recall begin with the following letters: RSN RSP RSQ RSR RSS RST RSU RSV RSW RSX RSY RSZ RTN RTP RTQ RTR RTS RTT RTU RTV RTW RTX RTY RTZ RUN RUP RUQ RUR RUS RUT Read more.

January 31, 2017 Teufelberger Recalls Rescue Ropes and Throwlines Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

This recall involves CMC and New England Ropes brand 7.5 mm and 8 mm static ropes and throwlines used for rescue operations. The recalled rope models are the CMC Escape Line 5/16"/8mm (orange with yellow tracer), New England Ropes Aramid 7.5mm (tan with black tracer) and New England Ropes KM-III 5/16"/8mm (white with blue tracer). The recalled throwline model is New England Ropes NFPA (yellow with red tracer). Only ropes and throwlines with lot numbers that begin with 160101 through 1609915 are included in this recall. The model name and lot number is printed on the end band label on the rope and on the product's packaging. The ropes and throwlines were sold in lengths ranging from 150 to 2,400 feet. Read more.