Dremel Rotary Tool Recall [US & Canada]

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8050 date code location

8050 date code location

Robert Bosch Tool recalls approximately 95,750 Dremel Rotary Tools due to burn and injury hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/RGt4D; HCSC: http://ht.ly/RGt97

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Robert-Bosch-Tool-Recalls-Dremel-Rotary-Tool/

Direct Canada link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54734r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Dremel Micro Model 8050 Rotary Tools with date codes 407 through 505.

The model number and date codes are located on the name plate of the product, which, in turn, is located on the side opposite the “Dremel” logo. The recalled Rotary Tools are dark gray in color with a silver label and blue control buttons and have 8V lithium ion batteries.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the CPSC, the Rotary Tool’s circuit board can overheat and melt the tool’s enclosure. If the tool is being held while overheating, it could present a burn hazard. Additionally, some tools may lose their speed control changing to high speed in use, turn on by themselves, or may not turn off, posing a personal injury hazard.

Bosch Tool has received six (6) reports from consumers of tools overheating. There are no reports of injuries.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Dremel Rotary Tools, please do not use them. Instead, kindly the Robert Bosch Tool Corp. for information concerning a free product repair.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact the Robert Bosch Tool Corp. toll-free at 1-855-866-1291 from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Central Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.dremel.com and click on the “Customer Service & Safety Information” link for more information.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).


Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-227
HCSC ID number: RA-54734
Recalls Direct RIN: 5782-2015
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