Stained Glass Soldering Irons Recalled By Cooper Tools Due to Burn Hazard

The power cord can break at the flex point where the cord attaches to the handle.

Recall date: April 06, 2011
Recall number: 11-190
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Soldering Irons

Hazard:

The power cord can break at the flex point where the cord attaches to the handle, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Cooper Tools at (800) 476-3030 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.cooperhandtools.com (pdf)

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Recall Details

Units

About 69,000

Description

The recalled product is a 100 watt, 120 volt stained glass soldering iron with “Weller” and the model number W100PG, W100P3 or W100PGMX written on the light blue handle. The model number is located under the Weller brand name on the iron’s handle. Only certain date codes are included in the recall.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received three reports of the power cord breaking at the flex point, resulting in three reports of minor burns.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using this product and contact Cooper Tools to send the product to the company for an inspection and a free replacement soldering iron.

Sold at

Authorized distributors nationwide from August 2006 to May 2010 for between $50 and $60.

Importer(s)

Cooper Tools LLC of Apex, N.C.

Manufactured in

Mexico

  • Recalled Soldering Iron