DEWALT Recalls Framing Nailers Due to Serious Injury Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: DEWALT D51825 and D51850 Framing Nailers
Units: About 9,000
Distributor: DEWALT Industrial Tool Co., of Towson, Md.
Hazard: The bump action trigger on the framing nailers could have been incorrectly assembled during production, which would allow the nailer to eject a fastener unexpectedly or cause the trigger lock-off not to function. This can pose a serious injury hazard to the user or bystander.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: DEWALT framing nailers with model numbers and date codes listed below:
|Model Number||Description||Date Code Range|
|D51825||Clipped Head Framing Nailer||20080249-20082749|
|D51850||Full Round Head Framing Nailer||20080249-20082749|
Sold at: Wholesale distributors and retailers nationwide from January 2008 through September 2008 for about $280.
Manufactured in: Mexico
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the framing nailers and contact DEWALT for instructions on receiving a free replacement bump action trigger.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact DEWALT toll-free at (877) 437-7181 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.DEWALT.com