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.
Rat tail angle grinders with brakeAbout 1,100
Industrial, construction, welding supply distributors, including Purvis Industries, WeldStar Co., Pennsylvania Tool Sales and Service, and online at from April 2017 through October 2017 for about $350.
Metabo Corp., West Chester, Pa.
Recall Date:    Dec 5, 2017
None reported
Metabowerke, GmbH, of Germany
Mfg Country:
Metabo Corp., West Chester, Pa.
Recall ID:    8199
Last Published:    Dec 5, 2017
Official Site:    Link


Emert Number:    18053
Emert Status:    Announced