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  • 2 recalls of Bosch tool accessories by CSPC

    This is a condensed version of the notice. Visit the CSPC website for the full text of the recall notices. You can also subscribe to receive the notices by enail. IIRC you can select what types of notices you wish to receive such as tools, automotive, household, toys, etc.

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    June 9, 2006
    Release #06-184

    Firm's Hotline: (800) 742-3869
    CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
    CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

    Safety Alert: Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Abrasive Cut-Off Wheels Lack
    Safety Warning Label

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
    cooperation with Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, today issued a Public
    Safety Notice for the following consumer products. Consumers should
    review the safety precautions below for abrasive cut-off wheels before
    further use of these wheels.

    Name of Product: Vermont American Abrasive Cut-Off Wheels

    Units: About 400,000

    Manufacturer: Robert Bosch Tool Corp., Mt. Prospect, Ill.

    To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the
    affected product, please go to:
    http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06184.html


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    Safety Alert: Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Masonry Drill Bits Lack Safety
    Warning Label

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
    cooperation with Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, today issued a Public
    Safety Notice for the following consumer products. Consumers should
    review the safety precautions below for long drill bits before further
    use of the bits.

    Name of Product: Vermont American 13-inch-Long Masonry Drill Bits

    Units: About 700,000

    Manufacturer: Robert Bosch Tool Corp., Mt. Prospect, Ill.

    Hazard: The drill bit packages are not properly labeled with
    precautionary information on proper use and operation. These and other
    manufacturers' 13-inch bits can bend when run at a high speed without
    being in contact with a work surface, resulting in loss of control of
    the drill and possible lacerations.

    To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the
    affected product, please go to:
    http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06185.html
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