Recall: SkilSaw Miter Saw
On 2012-07-10, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding SkilSaw Miter Saw due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2012.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Bosch miter saw recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Saws, Splitters & Hatchets category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 5 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 727-6109
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What is the problem?
The lower guard can break and contact the blade during use, posing a laceration hazard to users.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled product is the SkilSaw 10-inch compound miter saw, with model number 3316 and date codes 111, 112, 201, 202, 203 or 204. The model number and date code are on the lower right side of the name plate located on the motor housing. The SkilSaw logo appears at the top of the upper blade guard and on the dust collection bag.
These items were sold new+ at Lowe's Home Centers nationwide and OC Tanner from January 2012 to April 2012.
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 miter saw and contact Robert Bosch Tool Corporation for a free lower guard replacement kit.
For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (888)727-6109 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.skiltools.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received no reports of incidents or injuries.
+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 at CPSC.gov.
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