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Crain Toe-Kick Saws

Description: Toe-Kick Saws Recalled Due to Broken Handles NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2006 Release #06-137 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 538-7810 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Toe-Kick Saws Recalled Due to Broken Handles 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Toe-Kick Saws Units: About 15,500 Manufacturer: Crain Cutter Co. Inc., of Milpitas, Calif. Hazard: The saw's plastic handle can break, causing the user to lose control of the saw which could kick back and present a laceration hazard if the blade is in motion. Incidents/Injuries: Crain Cutter received reports of 25 incidents of the saw's handle breaking and one report of a laceration in which a user's leg and torso were cut. Description: The saws are used for the removal of floors or cutting flooring in the toe kick area under cabinets. Only Model 795 which has a blue handle and motor housing is included in this recall. "Model 795" and "Crain Toe-Kick Saw" are printed on a label on the blue motor housing. Sold at: Specialty wholesale floor covering accessory distributors nationwide from October 2002 through February 2006 for about $250. Manufactured in: United States Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the saws and contact any Crain distributor for a free repair, or contact Crain Cutter Co. Inc. for a free repair kit. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Crain Cutter Co. Inc. at (800) 538-7810 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.craintools.com Toe-Kick Saw Label Toe-Kick Saw Model 795 [Source]

Crain Toe-Kick Saws Recall Information

Country of OriginUnited States
Recall Date04/13/2006
Recall ID3249
Recall Number06137
Product TypeSpecialty Saws
HazardLaceration
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