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Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. Recall Electric Wrenches
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC) AND MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC TOOL CORP. RECALL ELECTRIC WRENCHES
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp., of Brookfield, Wis., is voluntarily recalling about 6,000 electric wrenches. The wrenches have power cords that can release from the handle, posing an injury or electrocution hazard to consumers.
The recalled impact wrenches are shaped like drills, but use a forward/reverse (impact) action to tighten/loosen bolts. The wrenches have a red handle, a red and gray body, and the name "Milwaukee" printed on the drill. The model and serial numbers included in this recall can be found on the nameplate located on the body of the tool.
The CPSC point of contact is Scott Wolfson, the release number is 01-208, (301) 504-0580 ext 1889. The notice issued by the CPSC can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml01/01208.html.
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