What is the problem?
The trigger switches can short and generate excessive heat posing a burn hazard.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Kawasaki Cordless Drills, model 691761, sold in green and black color combination, with a 19.2v battery pack and certain serial numbers. "Alltrade Tools LLC" and "Made in China" are printed in white lettering on the left side of the drills. The drill's model and serial numbers are located on a label on the right side of the drill. The recalled drills have the following serial numbers:
|Kawasaki Cordless Drill Serial Numbers|
|From 11030 30201 to 11030 33656|
|From 11040 00001 to 11040 17120|
|From 11060 00001 to 11060 07340|
|From 11070 00001 to 11070 05984|
|From 11070 16801 to 11070 20640|
Note: Although the CPSC's announcement of this recall is dated June 26, 2012, it was not released until June 27, 2012.
These items were sold new+ at Costco stores nationwide from May 2011 through February 2012 for about $50.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled drills and register at www.alltrade2.fox-international.com to receive a free drill, including shipping. Alltrade Tools is directly contacting consumers who purchased the recalled drills. Consumers should not return the drills to the store where purchased.
For more information, contact Alltrade Tools toll-free at (800)727-7420 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday PT, or visit the firm's website at www.alltrade2.fox-international.com
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available in the CPSC recall announcement.
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Company Website: www.alltrade2.fox-international.com
Company Phone: (800) 727-7420
What if I don't own this, but I own something similar?
It is possible that your item was included in a different recall, or will be recalled in the future. To find out, add your item to a free, private Items I Own account. Items I OwnTM will check your items against the past 13 years of CPSC recalls, then keep checking daily for new ones. Click "I Own a SIMILAR Item" to continue.
Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.