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    • 6/21/2019
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    • 20190415-1272A-1864740
    Incident Description: (04/02/2019) The consumer was holding the drill. Suddenly it started spinning full blast and caught his left hand between the thumb and first finger. The palm of the consumer left hand was lacerated. No medical attention was required. The consumer stated that ... (More)
    Product: Portable Power Drills and Accessories (855)
    Product Description: close quarter drill
    Injury Info: Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 4/17/2019
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    • 20190216-4CAE1-2147382671
    Incident Description: I purchased a Harbor Freight router speed control (Item 43060). To verify that it was wired correctly, I plugged a [REDACTED] receptacle tester into the output receptacle (the plug-in location for the router). The tester reported an open neutral with the ... (More)
    Product: Power Saws, Other or Not Specified (895)
    Product Description: Harbor Freight 43060 https://www.harborfreight.com/router-speed-control-43060.html
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 11/7/2018
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    • 20180723-1A4CD-1778622
    Incident Description: Caller is reporting that while using the saw the plastic lower guard failed causing the blade to rip the plastic off exposing the blade. Fortunately he was not injured. He stated that he tried to contact the manufacturer but the office was not open at the ... (More)
    Product: Power Saws, Other or Not Specified (895)
    Product Description: Miter Saw
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 10/12/2018
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    • 20180913-B5E9D-2147385589
    Incident Description: The Harbor Freight 4 outlet power strip caught fire in an occupied residence. The owner of the structure receiver the power strip from Harbor Freight free of charge.
    Product: Surge Suppressors or Power Strips (4083)
    Product Description: 4 Outlet Power Strip from Harbor Freight
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
    Business Comments:
    (10/12/2018) Harbor Freight Tools thanks you for bringing this incident to our attention and takes all consumer reports seriously. We invite the consumer involved in this incident to contact us at 800-444-3353 as soon as possible to discuss, and continue to encourage all ... (More)
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    • 3/14/2018
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    • 20171027-C8941-2147396418
    Incident Description: I HAD this hooked up to lawn tractor battery one night the next day I had seen that it was melted to wall plug and the transformer had fallen out on ground. this item could have caught fire and burned building down. and yes item was hooked up correctly ... (More)
    Product: Battery Chargers/Adapters (883)
    Product Description: harbor freight automatic battery float charger. item melted at wall plug
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 5/13/2016
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    • 20160421-681DC-2147420046
    Incident Description: A Harbor Freight ITEM 60395 High Lift Riding Lawn Mower / ATV Lift structural member failed while supporting a riding lawnmower for blade changing. It dropped to the floor from about 3 feet high while I was looking for a tool. If I had been underneath I ... (More)
    Product: Hoists, Lifts, Jacks or Jack Stands (814)
    Product Description: Harbor Freight ITEM 60395 High Lift Riding Lawn Mower / ATV Lift
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 8/17/2015
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    • 20150718-45A45-2147430175
    Incident Description: I was using an angle grinder with a brand new Harbor Freight cut off wheel. Half way through the metal pipe the wheel came apart in about 6 pieces with one of them flying back at my hand cutting my right index finger at the knuckle that required 8 stiches
    Product: Power Workshop Grinders, Buffers or Polishers (897)
    Product Description: Harbor Freight 4 1/2' cut off wheel
    Injury Info: Injury, Emergency Department Treatment Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 5/13/2014
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    • 20140408-A1A7F-1396274
    Incident Description: The consumer stated that he was up on a ladder with a chain saw. The consumer stated that the chain saw has a lock out switch which has to be turned on in order to turn on the chain saw. The consumer stated that when he turned on the saw, it initially worked ... (More)
    Product: Chain Saws (1411)
    Product Description: 14 inch electric chain saw (with cord) Item # 67255
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 7/26/2013
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    • 20130624-C4E54-1336653
    Incident Description: The electric drain cleaner machine, model#46769, that I purchased from Harbor Freight on 9/13/2008, has an electric floor pedal on-switch enclosed in a rubber boot, which presents an electrocution hazard because under working conditions the pedal sets in an ... (More)
    Product: Drain Snakes (880)
    Product Description: Electric Drain Cleaner
    Injury Info: No Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools
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    • 2/19/2013
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    • 20130127-9BCEF-2147459429
    Incident Description: A new 6 1/2 HP Gasoline Engine (212cc) Predator Brand ([REDACTED]) was purchased from Harbor Freight approximately 1 year ago as a replacement for a tiller. The engine was left in the box for several months and later filled with oil and started with a small ... (More)
    Product: Power Tillers or Cultivators (1408)
    Product Description: Predator Brand (6 1/2 hp Gasoline Engine (212 cc [REDACTED]) sold by Harbor Freight
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Harbor Freight Tools

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