This recall involves DeWALT Models DWS779, DWS780 and DHS790 Miter Saws. The saws have a yellow body with black accents and the DeWALT logo. The model number is printed on the saw's nameplate. Only saws with date codes 2019 04 through 2022 04 are affected. For the DWS779 and DWS780 models the date codes are marked on the black plastic motor end cap adjacent to the name plate. For the DHS790 model, the date code is marked on the outside of the plastic yellow housing adjacent to the batteries. Only saws without a green dot on the name plate or a black dot on the arm of the saw are included in this recall.
DeWALT 12-inch Sliding Compound Miter SawsAbout 1,364,000 (In addition, about 118,600 were sold in Canada)
URL : https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/en/alert-recall/dewalt-12-inch-sliding-compound-miter-saws-recalled-due-laceration-hazard
Lowe's stores, The Home Depot and hardware stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, Lowes.com and other websites from April 2019 through May 2022 for between $600 and $820.
Recall Date: Aug 4, 2022
DeWALT has received 571 reports of the rear safety guard assembly or components breaking or detaching, including nine reports of laceration injuries.
DeWALT Industrial Tool Company, of Towson, Maryland
Recall ID: 9368
Last Published: Aug 4, 2022
Emert Number: 22196
Emert Status: Notified