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Table saw recall announced after reports of injuries, fingernail amputation

Recall table saw portable Craftsman 203x210 Table saw recall announced after reports of injuries, fingernail amputationMore than 45,000 Craftsman portable table saws are under recall upon the discovery its stand may collapse unexpectedly. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recalled table saws pose both laceration and impact injury hazards to the consumer.

The table saw recall involves all Craftsman brand 10-inch table saws with model number 137.41503 sitting on a black metal foldable stand. A silver label located on the front of the recalled table saw should have “15 AMP 10-inch table saw,” “Sears Brands Mgt. Corp.” and its model and serial numbers.

The serial number must be begin with one of the following letter combinations to be included in this table saw recall:

RSN RSP RSQ RSR RSS RST RSU RSV RSW RSX
RSY RSZ RTN RTP RTQ RTR RTS RTT RTU RTV
RTW RTX RTY RTZ RUN RUP RUQ RUR RUS RUT

Before the table saw recall was announced, manufacturer Rexon and CPSC learned of 11 incidents where the table saws collapsed, including nine reports of hand and finger injuries. Consumers also reported a shoulder strain and partial fingernail amputation.

From April 2014 through October 2016, the recalled table saws were sold for about $200 at Sears stores nationwide, as well as online at www.sears.com. The saws were manufactured in China.

Consumers in possession of one or more of the recalled table saws should contact Rexon to receive a free replacement stand.

For more information on the table saw recall and how to obtain your free replacement stand, contact Rexon toll-free at 866-934-6360 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.sears.com and clicking “Product Recalls.”

Source: CPSC