Cordless electric drill / driver "Cordless Lithium-ion Drill Driver 18V"

Recall published
2011-08-22
Brand
Product title
Cordless electric drill / driver "Cordless Lithium-ion Drill Driver 18V"
Product description
Cordless electric drill / driver. Powered by lithium-ion battery (sold separately). Requires mains charger (sold separately).
Risk
The products pose a risk of fire because during very heavy use or when the motor is stalled, the internal switch contacts become hot causing the case to melt in the vicinity of the switch. There is no thermal trip to cut the load to the switch in stall/high load conditions. In extreme situations the casing can catch fire. The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Model No: CP5002.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0860/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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