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Electric Planers, Hand Sanders and Rotary Hammer Drills

Starting date:
October 18, 2011
Posting date:
October 18, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Hobby/Craft Items, Miscellaneous
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002679

Affected products

Electric Planers, Hand Sanders and Rotary Hammer Drills

Product description

This recall involves electric planers, hand sanders and rotary hammer drills. The following products and models are included in this recall.

Table of Recalled/Affected Products
Product Model Number Colour
Electric Planer CHIG5317 Light Blue
Electric Hand Sander 20041 Light Blue
Electric Rotary Hammer Drill 10504 Silver and Green

Hazard identified

The affected products have not been evaluated for safety against any Canadian standards and may pose safety hazards to users.

Neither DIY TOOLS nor the Electrical Safety Authority nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 6 electric planers, 4 electric hand sanders and 4 electric rotary hammer drills were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2010 to January 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
AJ Distributor / Ridgerock Tools USA
Retailer
DIY TOOLS
North York
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to DIY TOOLS for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact DIY TOOLS by telephone at 1-416-667-8665 or by mail at the following address:

DIY TOOLS
2901 Steeles Avenue West, Unit 38,
North York, Ontario
M3J 3A5.

Consumers may also view the recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority's website.