The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/0359/19

Category
Machinery

Product
Circular saw blade

Brand
Inter Kert

Name
TCT Saw Blade

Type / number of model
125 mm x 22.23 mm x 24 Teeth

Batch number / barcode
Saw blades sold online between 18 January and 1 October 2018

Risk type
Cuts

The circular saw blade may be mounted on an angle grinder and could therefore, against its intended use, be used as a hand-held circular saw.

As a consequence, this could cause kickback or loss of control over the tool, resulting in serious injury.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 60745 and EN 62841.

Measures taken by economic operators
This product listing was removed from Amazon’s marketplace, warning consumers of the risks (by distributor)

Description
Tungsten carbide tips (TCT) circular saw blade. The product was sold online (in particular via Amazon).

Country of origin
China

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

Saw blade

Source

Recall: Inter Kert – TCT Saw Blade

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