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B&Q Performance Power 1050W Rotary Hammer Drill

B&Q are recalling the following product offered for sale between July 2005 and February 2007.
PLEASE NOTE ONLY ROTARY HAMMER DRILLS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE ARE AT RISK. ALL OTHER ROTARY HAMMER DRILLS ARE UNAFFECTED.

Performance Power 1050W Rotary Hammer Drill
Bar code - 05075294 or 05096510
Model Number - NLH1050SDS

Despite rigorous quality control procedures it has been brought to B&Q's attention that in some instances the clutch on these units fails to operate as expected, which could result 1n serious injury to the user.
Any potentially faulty product cannot be identified visually - the only means of identification is from the bar code numbers shown on the product rating label.
If you have purchased this product between 1st July 2005 and 6th February 2007 with the following EAN Numbers - 05075294 or 05096510.

PLEASE STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY

and urgently contact the helpline

0845 603 8890
The helpline staff will validate that you have the correct model and give you an authorisation number so that you can return the product to any B&Q store for an exchange to the value of the original purchase or full refund.

If you would like more information to help identify if your product should be recalled please call the
helpline 0845 603 8890
(Monday to Friday 9.00am to 7.00pm, Saturday 9.00am to 6.00pm & Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm).
B&Q plc apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your co-operation.

B&Q plc, Portswood House, 1 Hampshire Corporate Park, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO53 3YX

Source :- The National Press

27th February 2007