Injury risk: Stanley Black & Decker Canada Corp. recalls certain Porter-Cable and Black & Decker hammer drills #m


This recall involves certain models of Porter-Cable hammer drills and Black & Decker Drill/Drivers sold in Canada. The products are sold with a black side handle that attaches to the front of the drill.

The recalled products may be identified by the following model and UPC numbers:
Brand Model Number Description UPC
Porter-Cable PC70THD ½-inch VSR 2-Speed Hammer Drill 885911246118
Black & Decker DR560 ½-inch Drill/Driver 885911206716

Hazard identified: The side handle supplied with the drill may slip when the drill is in use and lead to loss of control, posing a risk of injury. As of October 23, 2018 the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 1 report of injury.

Consumers should stop using the hammer drill and contact Stanley Black & Decker Canada Corp. for a free replacement side handle.

For more information, consumers may contact Black & Decker Canada Corp. by telephone at 888-284-3070 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, by email, or online. Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website


Source : Release / Health Canada

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