June 21, 2005
- DeWALT Recall to Repair Air Compressors
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), DeWALT Industrial Tool Company, Baltimore, Md. is voluntarily recalling about 3,840 DeWALT Model D55143 Three-Gallon Hand-Carry Oil Free Air Compressors. Due to a wiring insulation defect, the unit may pose a possible shock hazard.
September 12, 2002
- Air Compressors Recalled by Northern Tool & Equipment
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Northern Tool & Equipment, of Burnsville, Minn., is voluntarily recalling about 3,400 electric air compressors. The capacitors on these compressors can overheat, catch fire and ignite the plastic cover above the capacitor.
February 26, 2002
- Ingersoll-Rand Co. Recalls Portable Air Compressors
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Ingersoll-Rand Company, of Woodcliff Lake, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 458,000 portable air compressors sold between 1983 and 1991. Internal corrosion to the inner wall of the air receiver tank can cause the air tank to unexpectedly rupture allowing pressurized air to suddenly and forcefully escape, posing risk of injury to consumers.