DEWALT Recalls LARGE ANGLE GRINDER Due to Laceration Hazard



The Electrical Safety Authority is notifying the public that
DEWALT has announced a voluntary recall of the
following consumer products. Consumers should stop
using recalled products immediately.



Name of Product:

D28474C – 7” Large Angle Grinder 8000RPM

D28474W - 7” Large Angle Grinder 8000RPM

D28494S - 7” Large Angle Grinder 8000RPM

D28493N - 7” Large Angle Grinder 8000RPM

D28497 - 7” Large Angle Grinder 8000RPM

D28499X - 7” Large Angle Grinder 8000RPM

651858-00 – Service Part Replacement Side Handle



Importer: DEWALT



Manufactured in: China



Hazard: DEWALT has identified a potential safety
hazard with the side handles of certain large angle
grinders. Under certain circumstances the side handle
could break causing the user to lose full control of the
unit.



Incidents/Injuries: No reported incidents or injuries to
date.

Description/Models: This issue affects only DEWALT
Large Angle Grinders, which are a Commercial/
Industrial product.



Any large angle grinders from the list below that have a
manufacturing date prior to 2011-32 are affected by this
Recall notification.



D28474C – 7” Large Angle Grinder 8000RPM

D28474W - 7” Large Angle Grinder 8000RPM

D28494S - 7” Large Angle Grinder 8000RPM

D28493N - 7” Large Angle Grinder 8000RPM

D28497 - 7” Large Angle Grinder 8000RPM

D28499X - 7” Large Angle Grinder 8000RPM

651858-00 – Service Part Replacement Side Handle



Grinders with a green dot sticker near the UPC and on the
outside of the master carton as photographed below are
not affected by this Recall. These grinders have handles
with an improved design. There is a marking on the outer
flange of the handle with an embossed “BL”.



Sold by: This notice includes side handles and tools
purchased through DEWALT Service Division,
Authorized Resellers/Distributors, and Factory Stores.



When distributed: Prior to August 14, 2011



Remedy: Consumers should stop using the affected
products and contact DEWALT for a free handle
replacement.



Consumer Contact: DEWALT users and distributors
can order replacement handles as follows:

1. Call 1-800-916-7004 M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern time

2. Order replacement handles through your authorized
DEWALT Service center. For

locations visit: http://www.dewalt.com/find-service-
center.aspx

Remarks: The recalled units are certified to Canadian
Standards by CSA International. For more information
about CSA International product certification process
please visit: Testing & Certification | Services | CSA Group