This recall involves DeWALT 40” Multi-Functional Utility Bars designed at one end for prying and at the other for gripping boards. The bars are yellow at one end and black at the other. The name “DeWALT” and the model number DWHT55293 are printed in black on the yellow end.
DEWALT Multi-Functional Utility BarsAbout 145,000
The Home Depot and other hardware stores nationwide, and online at www.amazon.com and other online retailers from December 2015 through March 2019 for between $30 and $40.
Recall Date: Sep 26, 2019
DeWALT has received at least 56 reports of the utility bars breaking, including four reports of injured users.
DeWALT Industrial Tool Company, of Towson, Md
Recall ID: 8673
Last Published: Sep 26, 2019
Emert Number: 19211
Emert Status: Announced