The label on multiple Craftsman Circular Saws prevents proper operation. Two incidents have been reported. One requiring stitches.

The full details of the recall can be viewed at:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07149.html

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Release #07-149Craftsman Circular Saw

Name of product: Craftsman Circular Saws

Description: The recall involves a 7-1/4-inch circular saw. The model numbers included are: 172.108550, 172.108560, 172.108650, and 172.108660. The model number is located on the circular saw’s upper motor housing. Model numbers 172.108560 and 172.108650 have a gray body housing and a gray blade guard. Model numbers 172.108550 and 172.108660 have a black body housing and a gray blade guard. “Craftsman” is written on the label on the upper blade guard.

Sold at: Sears, Kmart, and Orchard Supply Hardware stores nationwide and online through these stores from November 2004 through February 2007 for between $40 and $60.

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