Festool Recalls Plunge Cut Circular Saw Due to Laceration Hazard

The blade on the TS 55 REQ model of the portable woodcutting saw can remain exposed after cuts are complete.

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Fecha del retiro: septiembre 30, 2013
Número del retiro: 13-293
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  • Festool TS 55 REQ Plunge Cut Circular Saw, side view

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    Festool TS 55 REQ Plunge Cut Circular Saw, side view

  • Festool TS 55 REQ Plunge Cut Circular Saw, front view

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    Festool TS 55 REQ Plunge Cut Circular Saw, front view

Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

TS 55 REQ Plunge Cut Circular Saw

Riesgo:

The plunge lock can engage when not intended, causing the saw blade to remain exposed from the housing following completion of the plunge cut and posing a laceration hazard.

Contacto para los consumidores:

Festool USA toll-free at (855) 784-9727 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.festoolusa.com and click on the “TS 55 REQ Recall” link for more information.

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Detalles del retiro

En conjunción con

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/36019r-eng.php
Unidades

About 5,200 in the U.S. and 500 in Canada

Descripción

The TS 55 REQ is a small, portable, circular saw for woodcutting with a 160 mm saw blade, aluminum guide rails and a plunge cut feature.  It is 12 inches long and has a gray blade housing and a midnight blue motor housing with a soft hand grip and green accents. The date code and serial number are found on a rating plate on the saw’s motor housing under the main handle.  Recalled saws include date codes ranging from 02/13 to 05/13 and serial numbers 40033594 through 40074108.

Incidentes/Lesiones

The firm has received no reports of injuries and one report of property damage.

Remedio

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled saws and contact Festool USA for details on how to get a free repair or replacement product, or how to receive a refund.

Vendido en

Hardware stores, woodworking stores and other independent retailers, as well as online retailers such as www.amazon.com from May 2013 to July 2013 for approximately $585.

Importado por

Festool USA, of Lebanon, Ind.

Fabricado por

Festool Group GmbH & Co. KG, of Neidlingen, Germany

Fabricación en

Germany

  • Festool TS 55 REQ Plunge Cut Circular Saw, side view

  • Festool TS 55 REQ Plunge Cut Circular Saw, front view