Name of product: DeWALT D51825 and D51850 Framing Nailers
Units: About 9,000
Distributor: DeWALT Industrial Tool Co., of Towson, Md.
Hazard: The bump action trigger on the framing nailers could have been incorrectly assembled during production, which would allow the nailer to eject a fastener unexpectedly or cause the trigger lock-off not to function. This can pose a serious injury hazard to the user or bystander.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: DeWALT framing nailers with model numbers and date codes listed below:
Model Number Description Date Code Range
D51825 Clipped Head Framing Nailer 20080249-20082749
D51850 Full Round Head Framing Nailer 20080249-20082749
The model number and date code are printed on the nailers (see photographs at below link). Nailers with a "T" following the date code and nailers in the original packaging with a green dot identifier on the cardboard packaging are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Wholesale distributors and retailers nationwide from January 2008 through September 2008 for about $280.
Manufactured in: Mexico
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the framing nailers and contact DeWALT for instructions on receiving a free replacement bump action trigger.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact DeWALT toll-free at (877) 437-7181 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.DeWALT.com