Recalls: Tools and Hardware

January 29, 2008 Glue Guns Recalled by Dollar Tree Stores Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards

The glue guns dispense hot glue and are intended for craft projects. The recalled glue gun is black with a yellow trigger and is approximately 4 1/2 inches from the back of the gun to the tip. Attached is a 44-inch electrical cord. "Crafters Square" and product number 818261-72 or 818261-75 are located on the guns' packaging. Read more.

December 20, 2007 DeWALT Recalls Cordless Drills due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves DEWALT individual cordless drills listed below: Read more.

November 27, 2007 Miter Saws Recalled by WMH Tool Group Due to Laceration Hazard

The recall includes Performax model number 90206 and Wilton model number 34570 10-inch sliding miter saws with date code/serial numbers ranging from W062505 to W070405. The model, date code/serial numbers are printed on a black label on the motor housing of the saw. Read more.

November 21, 2007 Discount School Supply Recalls Paint Brushes Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The recall involves a set of six “shaving-style” brushes, which are about 4-inches long. The brushes’ handles are painted blue, purple, orange, yellow, lime green, and pink. The item number #SHVBRSH is printed on the product’s packaging. Brush sets with handles in brown, dark blue, red, green, blue, and black are not included in this recall. The recalled brushes were also included with the “BioColor® Foam Paint Starter Kit” and “Colorations® Foam Paint Starter Kit.” Read more.

October 25, 2007 Blastrac Recalls to Repair Concrete Grinders Due to Injury Risk from Ejected Parts

The recalled gas or electric grinders are used to grind concrete surfaces for repair or removal. The grinders have two wheels, a handle and are blue or green in color. They are designed for operation by a single operator. The following concrete grinders are included in this recall. The serial number is located on a plate on the machine’s handle. Read more.

August 30, 2007 B&F System Inc. Recalls Emergency Tool Kits Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

The recalled emergency tool kits have booster cables in combination with other tools and safety equipment. The recall includes the following models: Read more.

August 15, 2007 Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Recalls Skil® Circular Saws Due to Laceration Hazard

The recall involves Skil® brand circular saws with model numbers 5650, 5700, 5750 and 5755. The model number and date code are printed on the nameplate located on the front of the saw. The recall includes the following date codes: Read more.

August 3, 2007 Rehvac Manufacturing Recalls Safety Relief Plugs Due to Injury Hazard; Plugs Used on Nitrous Oxide Systems and Heating and Air Conditioning Service Tools

This recall involves the 3000 psi safety plugs used in the cylinders of Nitrous Oxide systems and in HVAC pressure testing tools. The Nitrous Oxide systems are used as gas boosters for motor vehicles. The plugs are nickel-plated. The number "3000" is stamped on the face of the plug. Read more.

July 11, 2007 Meyer Recalls Cooking Torches Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves the BonJour® Professional Culinary Torch sold alone and as part of the BonJour® Bain Marie Set. The torch is 7.5 inches high and has a visible fuel gauge. The base is black, and the handle is either black or brown. The torch assembly is silver-colored with the word "BonJour" printed on the side. Read more.

April 5, 2007 Sears Warns Consumers to Remove Label from Craftsman Circular Saws, Obstructed Blade Guard Poses Laceration Hazard

The recall involves a 7-1/4-inch circular saw. The model numbers included are: 172.108550, 172.108560, 172.108650, and 172.108660. The model number is located on the circular saw's upper motor housing. Model numbers 172.108560 and 172.108650 have a gray body housing and a gray blade guard. Model numbers 172.108550 and 172.108660 have a black body housing and a gray blade guard. "Craftsman" is written on the label on the upper blade guard. Read more.