March 2, 2004
- Wagner Spray Tech Corporation Recall of Drill Charger Base
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Wagner Spray Tech Corp., of Plymouth, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 180,000 Wagner cordless drill charger bases. A defective battery can cause the charger base to overheat, causing the base to melt and possibly burn nearby objects.
July 24, 2003
- 18-volt Cordless Drill/Drivers Recalled by Black & Decker
February 14, 2003
- Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Recall of Skil® Warrior Drill Battery Chargers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Robert Bosch Tool Corp., of Chicago, Ill., is voluntarily recalling about 2 million Skil® Warrior drill battery chargers. The transformer inside the charger can overheat. If this occurs, the charger housing can melt and deform, possibly igniting flammable materials near or on the charger.
August 20, 2002
- Black & Decker Recalls Cordless Drill/Drivers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc., of Towson, Md., is voluntarily recalling about 950,000 cordless drill/drivers. The drill's switch can malfunction and overheat, posing the possibility of a fire hazard to consumers.
May 9, 2002
- Ryobi Technologies, Inc. Recalls Hammer Drills
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Ryobi Technologies, Inc. (RTI), of Anderson, S.C. is voluntarily recalling about 6,000 RYOBI brand hammer drills. The on-off trigger can stick, or the lock-on button can jam, posing a risk of physical injury to consumers.
May 10, 2001
- Electric Drills Recalled by Power Tool Manufacturers
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp., of Brookfield, Wis., and DEWALT Industrial Tool Co., of Baltimore, Md., are recalling about 58,000 electric drills. The switches on these power tools, which were manufactured by Eaton Corp., of Cleveland, Ohio, can stick. The drills can continue to operate after the trigger is released, posing a risk of injury to consumers.
October 17, 2000
- Power Tools Recalled by Various Companies
October 6, 1998
- Skil Hammer Drill and Onika Iron Recalls
(1) S-B Power Tool Co., of Chicago, Ill., is recalling about 150 Skil model 6464 hammer drills. A wiring problem presents the possibility of an electric shock or electrocution in these drills. (2) Bargain Wholesale, of City of Commerce, Calif., is recalling about 7,000 units of the Onika Steam/Dry Spray Iron. The irons have inappropriate size wiring, which can cause a fire.
March 20, 1997
- Cordless Drill Battery Packs Replace by Hitachi Koki