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Utility bars are being recalled by DeWALT due to injury hazard

Utility Bars Recalled By DeWALT

DeWALT is recalling about 145,000 multi-functional utility bars.

The utility bar can break while being used for prying, posing an injury hazard to the user.

DeWALT has received at least 56 reports of the utility bars breaking, including four reports of injured users.

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.

The utility bars were sold Home Depot and other hardware stores nationwide, and online at and other online retailers from December 2015 through March 2019 for between $30 and $40.

For more information, call DeWALT at 866-937-9805 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail [email protected], or visit and click on “Service and Support” then “Safety Recall Notice.”


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