Recalls: Tools Miscellaneous

December 21, 2011 BatteriesPlus Recalls Replacement Battery Packs Used with Cordless Tools Due to Explosion Hazard

This recall involves RAYOVAC-branded replacement battery packs used with cordless power tools. “RAYOVAC,” “NI-CD” and a part number beginning with “CTL” are printed in white lettering on the product. The battery packs were sold in voltages ranging between 2.4 and 18 volts in various sizes and shapes. They were sold as replacement batteries to the following brand tools: Black and Decker, Bosch, DeWalt, Makita, Milwaukee, Panasonic, Ryobi and Skil. Read more.

July 1, 2009 Tabletop Rope Cutters Recalled by MarineTech Products Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

The recalled tabletop rope cutters are used for cutting and cauterizing rope. This recall includes MarineTech part number 75-7070 and West Marine part number 559419. The Marine Tech part number is located on the side of the rope cutter. “Panther” is printed on the rope cutter. Read more.

May 6, 2009 Richard Abraham Herder KG Recalls Torque Wrenches Due to Risk of Injury

The wrenches were sold under three styles names: Richard Abraham Herder KG “Gedore/Rahsol” label, the Mountz “Titan” label, and the Mountz “Erico” label. Only wrenches with the serial numbers within the following ranges are included in the recall: Read more.

April 7, 2009 Stanley and Solarwide Industrial Recall Stud Sensors Due to Shock Hazard

The recalled stud sensor models include the Stanley® Stud Sensor 200 and Stanley® FatMax® Stud Sensor 400 with model numbers 77-720 and 77-730. The model number is located in a slide-out reference guide found in the base of the sensor’s handle. The sensors are made of black plastic with a wide yellow stripe down the center. “Stanley” or “FatMax” are printed on the front of the product. A date code is printed on the inside of the battery cover. Affected sensors have date codes that do not begin with the letter “R.” Read more.

December 21, 2006 DEWALT Recalls Cut-Out Tools Due to Shock Hazard

These DEWALT cut-out tools are yellow and black, and have model number DW660 written on their nameplate, which is located on the body of the unit. The recalled tools were manufactured between January 2006 and September 2006, and have date codes ranging from 200601 to 200639. The date code also is located on the tool's nameplate. Units with a "V" stamped on the nameplate are not included in this recall. Read more.

June 9, 2006 Safety Alert: Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Abrasive Cut-Off Wheels Lack Safety Warning Label

The wheels have a black, abrasive exterior; a red circular label on the interior; and are used to clean, slot, nick and cut metal. The wheels were sold under the "Vermont American" brand name had the following catalog numbers, diameters and blade thickness: Read more.

July 6, 2004 Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. Recall of Ratchet Winch Kits, Sold as Accessory for Snowmobiles

The ratchet winch kit was sold as an accessory for the Elite model snowmobile and is used as a tow line if the snowmobile is immobilized. The ratchet kit is made of black metal and has a metal wheel with about a 5-inch diameter attached to a metal arm that measures about 9-inches in length. Read more.