Black & Decker, Bostitch Hammer Drill Recall [US & Canada]

Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Black & Decker, Bostitch Hammer Drill Recall [US & Canada]Black & Decker (US) Inc., a Towson, Maryland establishment, recalls an estimated 659,000 Black & Decker, Bostitch and Porter-Cable Hammer Drills and Drill Drivers due to possible component detachment and consequential risk of injury and laceration, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/3EJs30mw0kP; HCSC: http://ht.ly/kmDS30mw0m8

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Black-and-Decker-Recalls-Hammer-Drills-Due-to-Injury-Hazard

Direct Canada link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/68130r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain side handles supplied with Black & Decker brand model DR560 1/2 Inch Drill/Drivers, Bostitch brand models BTE140 and BTE141 1/2 Inch Hammer Drills, and Porter-Cable brand model PC70THD 1/2 Inch VSR 2-Speed Hammer Drills.

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Metabo brand Rat Tail Angle Grinder Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Metabo brand Rat Tail Angle Grinder Recall [US]Metabo recalls an estimated 1,100 Rat Tail Angle Grinder Power Tools due to suspected power switch failure and consequential risk of laceration, injury and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/AqoX30heM4s

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Metabo-Recalls-Rat-Tail-Angle-Grinders-Due-to-Laceration-Hazard

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Metabo 5-inch, 6-inch and 7-inch Rat Tail Angle Grinders equipped with a brake.

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Stihl Chainsaw & Concrete Cutter Recall [Australia]

Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Stihl Chainsaw and Concrete Cutter Recall [Australia]Stihl Pty Ltd. recalls certain MS 461 and MS 461-R Chainsaws and GS 461 Concrete Cutters due to suspected fuel suction hose malfunction and consequential risk of fuel leakage and fire, both serious health and safety hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/I9f5309UR1h

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/stihl-pty-ltd-ms-461-and-ms-461-r-chainsaws-and-gs-461-concrete-cutter

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Chainsaws and Concrete Cutters are subject to this recall:

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