Bosch Skilsaw Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard

Recalled SkilsawThe Robert Bosch Tool Cooperation announced a voluntary recall of the Skilsaw 10-inch compound miter saw due to a defective safety guard. The lower guard can break and come in contact with the blade, posing a risk of laceration to the user. The product was sold at Lowes Home Centers and OC Tanner Cooperation from January 2012 to April 2012. More than 22,000 of the saws were purchased. The model number of the recalled miter saw is 3316, and has date codes of 111, 112, 201, 203, and 204.

Full text of the recall announcement is available on the CPSC website. Consumers should stop using the saw immediately and contact Bosch Tool Cooperation to request a guard replacement kit. Call toll free (888) 727-6109, between 7 a.m and 7 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, or visit their website at www.skiltools.com.

Flexible Flyer Swing Set Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

Flexible Flyer Swing SetAfter receiving over 1200 reports of the seat breaking, and 13 incidences of children being injured, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the Troxel Co. of Moscow, Tennessee, announced a voluntary recall of Flexible Flyer Swing Sets. The sea saw seat can break away from the bolt fasteners posing a fall hazard. The swing sets were available at Walmart, Toys’R Us and other specialty stores from December 2011 to May 2012. Over 100,000 were purchased in the United States and 4900 in Canada.

Consumers are advised to stop using the swing sets and to contact Troxel for a free repair kit: 888-770-7060. For a list and images of the 11 models included in the recall visit the CPSC website.