Robert Bosch Tool Recalls Grinders Due to Risk of Burns

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Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

Summary Statement

This recall involves Bosch 1380 Slim small, 4.5-inch angle grinders with date codes 502 through 511. The grinder can overheat while in use, causing the brush covers to melt and expose the end of the brush holder, posing a risk of burns to the consumer.The model number and date codes are located on the name plate affixed to the underside of the grinder. The grinders are blue and silver with a black label and black and red control buttons. “BOSCH” is printed in red on the side of the product. The firm has received four reports of the grinders overheating. No injuries have been reported.
Recall date: May 11, 2016