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Updated Recall: Wilton Mitre Saws


On 2011-12-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published an updated recall regarding Wilton Mitre Saws due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2002 for about $100.00 to $140.00. It was originally recalled on 2006-11-08.

Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls, involving about 3 million product units.

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Wilton Mitre Saws
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Company Contact Information:

Phone: (800) 274-6848

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What is the problem?

The aluminum cast pivot joint that connects the base of the saw to the head assembly (which contains the saw blade) can crack under extreme pressure or force, causing the blade assembly to unexpectedly break free from the stationary base. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recall involves all Wilton-brand, 10-inch Compound Mitre Saws, including models with the Laser Line feature with model numbers 99164 and 99192. The model number is written on a black label on the motor housing.

These items were sold new+ at Home and hardware stores nationwide from January 2002 through October 2006 for between $100 and $140.

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 these saws and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. No repair is available.

For additional information, contact WMH Customer Service toll-free at (800) 274-6848 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or go to the firm's Web site at


Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

WMH is aware of four reports of cracked pivot housings, one of which resulted in the separation of the saw blade from the base. No injuries have been reported relating to this hazard.

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+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


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