Metabo Recalls Rat Tail Angle Grinders Due to Laceration Hazard



This recall involves Metabo 5-inch, 6-inch, and 7-inch rat tail angle grinders with a brake. Recalled models include WEPBA 17-125 Quick RT DS, WEPBA 17-150 Quick RT DS, and WEPB 19-180 RT DS. Serial numbers are from 70300xxxxx to 70700xxxxx. Model numbers and serial numbers are printed on a label on the bottom of the tool behind the red brake band.
Product:
Rat tail angle grinders with brakeAbout 1,100
Retailer:
Industrial, construction, welding supply distributors, including Purvis Industries, WeldStar Co., Pennsylvania Tool Sales and Service, and online at OhioPowerTool.com from April 2017 through October 2017 for about $350.
Distributor:
Metabo Corp., West Chester, Pa.
Recall Date:    Dec 5, 2017
Injury:
None reported
Mfg:
Metabowerke, GmbH, of Germany
Mfg Country:
Germany
Importer:
Metabo Corp., West Chester, Pa.
Recall ID:    8199
Last Published:    Dec 5, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18053
Emert Status:    Announced