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Pressmaster Recalls Cable Stripping Tool

  • Xcelite back
  • Xcelite front
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.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
February 19, 2015
Units:
327
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.

Recall Details

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.

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

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
Manufactured In:
Sweden
Recall number:
15-081
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