Pressmaster Recalls Cable Stripping Tool Due to Impact Hazard

The tools plastic end cap can fly off from the product with force either during use or while in storage, posing an impact hazard.

Recall date: February 19, 2015
Recall number: 15-081
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

“Xcelite” cable stripping tools

Hazard:

The tool’s plastic end cap can fly off the product with force either during use or while in storage, posing an impact hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Call Pressmaster at (800) 485-9184 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.pressmaster.se and under Latest News “Pressmaster Recalls Cable Stripping Tool” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

327

Description

This recall involves the Pressmaster Xcelite professional stripping tool for round cables of all insulation types. The tool is black and is approximately six inches long. “Xcelite” “CJS 200” are printed on the face of the tool.

Incidents/Injuries

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the cable stripping tool and contact Pressmaster to return the product for a free replacement.

Sold at

Hardware and industrial supply stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from August 2014 to November 2014 for about $90.

Manufacturer(s)

Pressmaster AB, of Sweden

Importer(s)

Pressmaster Inc., of Westmont, Ill.

Manufactured in

Sweden

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