Porter-Cable recalls various fixed base production routers and router bases | News Canada Binary
Porter-Cable recalls various fixed base production routers and router bases | News Canada Binary.
Porter-Cable recalls various fixed base production routers and router bases
Porter-Cable 3¼ HP fixed-base production routers and router bases
This recall involves Porter-Cable Speedmatic 3¼ HP fixed-base production routers and router base, manufactured prior to March 13, 2014 and bearing the a date code prior to 2014.
The following routers and bases are included in this recall:
|5 speed router base
|Single speed router base
|Single speed router with extended chuck
|Single speed router using 220V power source
The router model number and the manufacture date code are on a metal plate on the back of the upper motor housing. The date code consists of the year of manufacture, the week of manufacture and the manufacturing plant code in the YYYY WW-XX format.
The recalled units have uninsulated handles on the base. The lack of electrically insulated grasping surfaces on the router base may not comply with certification mark requirements, and may present a risk of electric shock and personal injury.
Neither Health Canada nor Porter Cable has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.
Approximately 7,817 units were sold in Canada and approximately 101,000 units were sold in the United States at various retailers.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from 1990 through April 2014 in Canada and the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Mexico and other countries.
- Stanley Black & Decker
- Stanley Black & Decker Canada Corp.
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