DeWALT Laser Distance Measurer Recall [Canada]


DeWALT Laser Distance Measurer Recall [Canada]

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US FlagUS/Washington: The DeWALT Industrial Tool Co., a New Britain, Connecticut establishment, recalls an estimated 1116 DeWALT branded W0165, DWO165s and DWO0330s Laser Distance Measurers from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected operations at a higher Laser power level than their markings indicate and consequential risk of operator misuse, eye injury and burns, all serious safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/Lf0B30qMt84

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2020/72965r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the recalled Laser Distance Measurers are laser distance measuring devices sold with DeWALT model numbers DW0165, DWO165s or DWO0330s, as follows:

  • The Laser Distance Measurers are marketed and sold to building professionals, contractors and consumers to measure distances, areas and volumes of buildings. The affected devices were manufactured between Week 19 of 2018 and Week 43 of 2019. Only the models listed above that are labelled as Class 2 and have date codes between Week 19 of 2018 and Week 43 of 2019 are affected by this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Laser Distance Measurers can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to Health Canada, the recalled DeWALT branded DW0165, DWO165s and DWO0330s Laser Distance Measurers are suspected of operating at a higher Laser power level than their markings indicate. If this defect occurs, it poses risks of operator misuse, eye injury and/or burns.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Laser Distance Measurers, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact DeWALT Industrial Tool Co. to obtain a relabelling kit.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact The DeWALT Industrial Tool Helpline toll-free at 1-800-847-9466 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company as on the Web at https://www.dewalt.com/support/safety-notices-and-recalls or by e-mail at recall@sbdinc.com.

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Laser Distance Measurers, please search for “Laser” or more generically, “hardware” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Eye Damage hazards, please search for “eye” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by The DeWALT Industrial Tool Co, please search for “DeWALT” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-72965
Recalls Direct RIN: 13095-2020
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