Saw - Powerbase "xtreme 1200W 8" Mitre Saw and Powerbase

Recall published
2007-08-13
Brand
Product title
Saw - Powerbase "xtreme 1200W 8" Mitre Saw and Powerbase "excel 8" Mitre Saw
Product description
Mitre saw, 1200W 5000rpm table mounted, 240 volts mains operated.
Risk
The product poses a risk of cuts and injuries because: - the plastic blade cover can shatter in use, causing injuries due to flying pieces of plastic from blade cover shattering and cuts or lacerations due to the blade itself, - washers used to retain the guard were inadequate and leading to failure in use. Complaints and incidents reported. This product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the Machinery Directive.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
- Powerbase xtreme 1200W 8” Mitre Saw product number 398913,
- Powerbase excel 8” Mitre Saw product number 58448.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Cuts Injuries
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0879/07
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Ireland

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