Notice of Product Safety Recall

Notice of Product Safety Recall from December 2019

Description/ Model Number::
Makita Model: 5057KB 185mm Dustless Circular Saw
Affected range of serial numbers:

From To   From To
12541 12588   13352 13375
12738 12875   13406 13453
12876 12929   13554 13577
13028 13099   13804 13899
13100 13123   14002 14049
13258 13305      

 

Recall Information:
In the interest of user safety, Makita Australia Pty Ltd is undertaking a safety recall of Makita Circular Saw model 5057KB for
replacement of Saw Base

Defect: When cutting at a 45 degrees angle, the blade cover does not open fully. If it is forced open by the operator the blade cover may become stuck and expose the spinning blade.
Hazard: An exposed blade during use poses a serious injury risk.
What to do: Check model and serial number of your saw (see the illustration below ). If the model and serial number of your saw is within the affected range – stop using the saw immediately.
Contact Details: Contact Makita on 1300361690 between 8am and 5pm weekdays to arrange repair by the nearest Makita Service Agent at no charge.
Makita has been directed to request that this recall notice and information is placed on your website for 6 months.

Link to Recall Notice: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/system/files/recall/Recall%20notice_7.pdf

 


 

Notice of Product Safety Recall from January 2015

A product safety recall of the product below was advertised on 28 January 2015. It is reproduced again to bring to the attention of consumers as requested by the ACCC.

Description/ Model Number::
MIPRO 1.8M DUAL PURPOSE ALUMINIUM LADDER
APN/Barcode: 9329992001378

Recall Information:
As a precaution, Mitre 10 is conducting a recall for this product sold exclusively in Mitre 10 and True Value Hardware stores nationally prior to 28 January 2015.

Hazard:
Labelling on the ladder indicates that the Ladder complies with AS/NZS 1892.
A test indicates that the ladder does not comply with that Australian Standard.

Defect description:
The ladder may not have the attributes required by the Australian Standard with which it purports to comply, including safety attributes.

What To Do:
We recommend that customers cease use of the ladder immediately and return it to their local Mitre 10 or True Value Hardware store for a full refund of the purchase price. A similar ladder sold after the above date with a yellow coloured top and a different barcode is not the subject of the recall and should not be returned.

Contact Details:
Mitre 10 Australia Pty Ltd ACN 009 713 704 of 19 Corporate Drive Heatherton Victoria 3202. Phone: 1300 880 440. www.mitre10.com.au