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.
Why the product is recalled
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 the hazards are to consumers
What consumers should 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.
Hitachi Power Tools Australia Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold