August 20, 2002Black & Decker Has Recalled Table Saws
- Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc. has recalled
about 6,100 table saws. The motor housing on the saw may crack, posing a
risk of electric shock to consumers.
Black & Decker has not received any reports of injuries. This recall to
repair is being conducted to prevent the occurrence of injuries.
The recall involves 10-inch table saws, made in Taiwan, with the model
number BT2500 and dates codes 200128-CT through 200148-CT. The model number
and date codes are located on a name plate on the front panel above the
power switch. The saw is grey with an orange front panel. The name "Black &
Decker" is located on the lower right hand portion of the front panel.
Home centers and hardware stores nationwide sold the table saws from August
2001 through April 2002 for about $400.
Consumers should stop using these table saws immediately, unplug them, and
call Black & Decker at (866) 357-0324 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday
through Friday or log on to the company's website at www.blackanddecker.com
to arrange for a free repair.
No other Black & Decker table saws are involved in this recall to repair.