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.
|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