Panasonic Metal Cutter Saw Recall [US]


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US/Washington: Panasonic Metal Cutter Saw Recall [US]Panasonic recalls certain Metal Cutter Saws due to laceration hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/Sxxqq

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Panasonic-Recalls-Metal-Cutter-Saws/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain EY3530NQMKW 15.6V Cordless Metal Cutter Kits and the EYC136NQK 15.6V Cordless Metal Cutter Combo Kits.

The model EY3530 Metal Cutter Saw is a circular metal cutting saw in black with yellow accents. The brand, “Panasonic” is printed in white letters on the upper wrap around blade guard. “15.6 V” and “Metal Cutter Saw” are printed in black letters with yellow highlights on the blade guard. The recalled metal cutters are about 13 inches long and 6.7 pounds.

The model EY136 Combo Kit includes the EY3530 Circular Metal Cutting Saw and also includes a drill and other accessories. The model number and date code are located on the bottom of the lower support, between the battery and the blade. The first number in the date code is the year, the second and the third are the month and the last four digits are the production number.

  • 120001 through 3120030
  • 4010001 through 4010030
  • 4030001 through 4030030
  • 4080001 through 4080060
  • 5010001 through 5010060

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled Saws are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the lower blade guard can get stuck in the fully retracted position and not automatically release to cover the blade. The exposed blade poses a laceration hazard and risk of injury.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Metal Cutter Saws, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Panasonic Corporation of North America at 1-800-743-2335, from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday and 12 PM to 5 PM Eastern Standard Time on Saturday and Sunday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.panasonic.com and click on the Product Recall link for more information.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-237
Recalls Direct RIN: 5869-2015
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