Rotary Hammer Drill 1050W

Recall published
2007-04-09
Brand
  • Performance Power
Product title
Rotary Hammer Drill 1050W
Product description
This notification extends the scope of the previous notification 0757/06 to include replacement products which were supplied subsequent to the last notification.
Risk
Testing has shown that the clutch mechanism on some of the products supplied did not meet the safety requirements set out by the European standard. The clutches on the affected units have been assembled without the correct torque setting. If the drill bit snags and the clutch does not engage then injuries to the user could range from broken wrist/hand/fingers to facial injuries. The injuries could vary dependant upon the warning that may be received by the user and also how well the user is standing/holding the drill. 9 incidents reported. Various injuries from broken fingers to facial damage. Authorities have tested another further 17 units and still find that the results point to towards a batch failure that cannot be easily identified.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market, recall from consumers and information to consumers by the importer
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Model No NLH1050SDS. Bar codes 05096510
05075294.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Hong Kong
RAPEX Reference
0337/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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