Bosch Recalls SkilSaw Miter Saws Due to Laceration Hazard

The lower guard on the 10-inch compound miter saw, model number 3316, can break and contact the blade during use.

Recall date: July 10, 2012
Recall number: 12-218

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Miter Saw

Hazard:

The lower guard can break and contact the blade during use, posing a laceration hazard to users.

Consumer Contact:

Contact: For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (888) 727-6109 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.skiltools.com

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Recall Details

Units

Approximately 22,149

Description

The recalled product is the SkilSaw® 10-inch compound miter saw, with model number 3316 and date codes 111, 112, 201, 202, 203 or 204. The model number and date code are on the lower right side of the name plate located on the motor housing. The SkilSaw logo appears at the top of the upper blade guard and on the dust collection bag.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received no reports of incidents or injuries.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the miter saw and contact Robert Bosch Tool Corporation for a free lower guard replacement kit.

Sold at

Lowe's Home Centers nationwide and OC Tanner from January 2012 to April 2012.

Importer(s)

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation of Mount Prospect, Ill.

Manufactured in

China