Harbor Freight Tools is recalling about 108,000 cordless drills.
Harbor Freight Tools has received one report of a drill overheating and burning through the handle of the unit, which resulted in a consumer receiving a minor injury, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said in a statement.
This recall involves Harbor Freight Tools Cordless Drills, model number 96526. The drills are blue and black and have a black trigger switch. They have a 19.2v rechargeable battery pack.
The drill's model number is located on a yellow label on the left side of the drill. "Made in China" appears in black and red lettering on a yellow warning sticker located on the right side of the unit.
Manufactured in China, the cordless drills were sold at Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide, from a catalog, and online at www.harborfreight.com from April 2008 through May 2012. The cost was $27 to $30.
Consumers should stop using the recalled drill immediately, remove the rechargeable battery, and contact Harbor Freight Tools to receive a free replacement drill, the company and commission advise.
For more information, call Harbor Freight Tools at 800-444-3353 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or go to www.harborfreight.com and click on Recall Safety Information under Customer Service. Consumers can also e-mail the firm at email@example.com.
For details on other recalls, see www.recalls.gov.