Latest News

Aug. 16, 2007 - Robert Bosch Tool Recalls Skil Circular Saws

August 16, 2007
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that the Robert Bosch Tool Corp. has voluntarily recalled its Skil® brand of circular saws due to some operating risks.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that the Robert Bosch Tool Corp. has voluntarily recalled its Skil® brand of circular saws. The saws were sold at home centers and independent hardware retailers nationwide from January 2002 through December 2006 for between $70 and $80.

The trigger switch on the circular saw can be locked on or the switch can be turned on without the use of the safety lockout. This can cause unexpected operation of the saw, posing a risk of laceration.

The firm has received five reports of the saw staying on after the user released the trigger. No injuries have been reported.

The recall involves Skil brand circular saws with model numbers 5650, 5700, 5750 and 5755. The model number and date code are printed on the nameplate located on the front of the saw. The recall includes the following date codes:

  • 28101 – 29231
  • 38101 – 39231
  • 48101 – 49231
  • 58101 – 59231
  • 68101 – 69231

No other models or date codes are included in this recall.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled saws and contact the firm for instructions on obtaining a free repair. 

Contact the Robert Bosch Tool Corp. toll-free at 866/761-5572 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CDT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Supply House Times. Stay connected with us via social media.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

8/26/14 1:00 pm EST

Free Webinar: Low Temperature Heat Emitter Options in Hydronic Systems

With proper design, you can create systems that require supply water temperatures no higher than 120° F under design load conditions.

Supply House Times


2014 December

The December issue of SHT featured Supply House Times on the Road: AD Chairman and CEO Bill Weisberg talks inspiration at annual meeting; Distributor roundtable: Smart bets; and much more!
Table Of Contents Subscribe

Where do you look for new employees?

Where do you look for new employees?
View Results Poll Archive

The Supply House Times Store

2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

CS-OflRGBhomepage.jpgWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


facebook Twitter Updated icon Youtube Updated icon    LinkedIn Updated icon  Google+

Premier 125

Premier 125 button

The information SUPPLY HOUSE TIMES uses to rank the Premier 125 is the most accurate we can gather. It is primarily based on responses to a questionnaire we send to the wholesalers in our database, supplemented with information obtained from industry reports and estimates.