Makita—Orbital Finishing Sander

PRA number

2003/6022

Published date

Product description

Model B05000 and B05001 is being recalled for replacement of the sanding pad. These sanders were sold in Australia in the years 1990 - 1998.

What are the defects?

The sanding pads on some B05000 and B05001 Sanders may come apart during use and, should this occur, it is possible that fragments could come into contact with the user or bystander creating a hazard.

What should consumers do?

Owners should cease using these models immediately and contact Makita (Australia) Pty Ltd on 1300 361 690 between 8.00am and 6.00pm EST to arrange replacement of the sanding pad by their nearest Makita Service Agent at no charge.

Supplier

Makita (Australia) Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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