December 19, 2002
Milwaukee Tool Has Recalled
- Electric Tool Corp. has recalled about 24,000 electric grinders. The
grinder's switch can stick in the "on" position, which could pose an injury
hazard to consumers.
CPSC and Milwaukee Electric Tool have received 12 reports of grinder
switches sticking in the "on" position; however, no injuries have been
The recall includes the 15 Amp grinders that have a seven or nine inch disc
and have the following catalog and serial numbers, which can be found on a
nameplate on the top of the grinder:
||Serial Prefix 991A and 991B only
||Serial Prefix 994A and 994B only
||Serial Prefix 992A
The grinders were manufactured in the United States.
Home centers, hardware stores and industrial distributors nationwide sold
these grinders from June 2001 through November 2002 for between $165 and