Alltrade Tools recently announced a recall of the Kawasaki cordless drill. Alltrade Tools has received 33 reports of incidents, including one minor burn injury.
The trigger switches can short and generate excessive heat posing a burn hazard.
The cordless drills were sold from May 2011 through February 2012. This recall involves Kawasaki Cordless Drills, model 691761, sold in green and black color combination, with a 19.2v battery pack and certain serial numbers. “Alltrade Tools LLC” and “Made in China” are printed in white lettering on the left side of the drills. The drill’s model and serial numbers are located on a label on the right side of the drill. The recalled drills have the following serial numbers:
Kawasaki Cordless Drill Serial Numbers
From 11030 30201 to 11030 33656
From 11040 00001 to 11040 17120
From 11060 00001 to 11060 07340
From 11070 00001 to 11070 05984
From 11070 16801 to 11070 20640
Approximately 45,000 cordless drills were sold at Costco stores nationwide from May 2011 through February 2012 for about $50.
According to the recall notice, consumers should immediately stop using the recalled drills and register at www.alltrade2.fox-international.com to receive a free drill, including shipping. Alltrade Tools is directly contacting consumers who purchased the recalled drills. Consumers should not return the drills to the store where purchased.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a cordless drill or tool, a defective products attorney may be able to help you pursue the compensation you deserve. For more information, call 1-888-BURNETTI.