Hitachi Power Tools—P13F Planers

PRA number

2007/9649

Published date

Product description

Serial Nos. 760001~760030, O60001~O60015, N60001~N60040, 170001~170147, 570001~570120. The serial numbers of the products affected by the recall are set out on the Hitachi name plate affixed to all genuine Hitachi products (see image below). The planers were sold in all Australian states and territories from September 2006.
Hitachi Name Plate

What are the defects?

The anti-kickback device requires re-positioning and re-configuration to provide optimum protection to the operator in the unlikely event of workpiece kickback.

What are the hazards?

Injury

What should consumers do?

Any owners should contact Hitachi Power Tools Australia's Customer Service Centre (telephone number 1300 444 822) to make arrangements for remedial action as appropriate for the model concerned.

Supplier

Hitachi Power Tools Australia Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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