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August 20, 2002

Black & Decker Has Recalled Table Saws

Towson, MD  (SafetyAlerts) - 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 to arrange for a free repair.

No other Black & Decker table saws are involved in this recall to repair

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