The spring-loaded safety switch can fail and allow the angle grinder to activate, even with the safety switch locked in place, posing a finger, hand or other laceration risk.
Direct Distributors toll-free at 877-564-8669 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at email@example.com, or online at www.agrisupply.com and click on "Safety Recall Notice" for more information.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled angle grinder and return it to Direct Distributors or any Agri Supply Company location for a full refund.
The firm has received one report of the safety spring failing, resulting in a finger laceration.
Agri Supply stores in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia and online at www.agrisupply.com from January 2015 to April 2016 for about $40.
Direct Distributors Inc., of Garner, N.C.
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