Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Recalls Bosch Hammer Drills Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

The models have a grounding system and trigger switch that could cause ground wire abrasion and/or ground connector failure posing a shock hazard.

Recall date: November 23, 2010
Recall number: 11-051
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Bosch hammer drills

Hazard:

The models have a grounding system and trigger switch that could cause ground wire abrasion and/or ground connector failure posing a shock hazard. In addition, the switch trigger could become stuck in the "on" position posing an injury hazard to the user.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Bosch toll-free at (866) 244-2110 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.Boschtools.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 20,000 units

Description

Bosch 1/2 inch 2-Speed Hammer Drill with model number HD19-2, HD19-2D, HD19-2L and 1/2 inch 2-Speed Hammer Drills with model number HD 21-2 are included in this recall. "BOSCH" is printed in red lettering on the side of the drills.

Incidents/Injuries

None

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the hammer drill and return hammer drill to Robert Bosch Tool Corporation for repair.

Sold at

Home improvement, hardware and major retailers nationwide and various distributors from September 2009 through August 2010 for between about $140 and $220.

Importer(s)

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, of Mt. Prospect, Illinois

Manufactured in

Switzerland