The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Robert Bosch Tool Corp., announced a voluntary recall of the company’s Bosch Hammer Drills.
should stop using the recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
The drill can continue to operate after the trigger has been released, posing a
risk of injury to consumers. No injuries have been reported.
recalled hammer drill is blue with "BOSCH" printed on the side. The
model number 1191VSR can be located on the product nameplate mounted on the
side of the motor. The product's packaging will be marked as 1191VSRK (the
"K" indicates that the hammer drill was packaged with a case in a
kit). Only drills with a serial number that begins with "7" are
included in the recall.
drills were sold at Menards and other hardware retailers and industrial
distributors nationwide from July 2007 through April 2008 for about $100. Consumers
should stop using the recalled hammer drill immediately and contact the firm
for a free repair.
additional information, contact the Robert Bosch Tool Corp. toll-free at 877-472-0007
between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website
see this recall on CPSC's website, including pictures of the recalled product,
Bosch Recalls Hammer Drills
June 13, 2008