Irwin Recalls 10-Inch Circular Saw Blade 3-Pack Due to Laceration Hazard Posed by Defective Packaging

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Recall date: April 19, 2012
Recall number: 12-154

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Classic Series Circular Saw Blade 3-Pack


The saw blades can fall out of the bottom of the plastic packaging, posing a laceration hazard.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Irwin at (800) 464-7946 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET or visit the firm's website

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Recall Details


About 55,260


This recall involves Irwin Classic Series 10-inch Circular Saw Blade Limited Promotion 3-Packs. The blister packs contain one 10-inch trim and finish saw blade with 60 teeth (60T) and two 10-inch general purpose saw blades with 40 teeth (40T). The blades are stacked offset in the packs. The packaging is blue, orange and yellow and has the words "Irwin" and "Classic Series" on the front top left corner and "3 Circular Saw Blades" on the front lower left corner. Model number "ICSLD3PK" is located on the front top right corner.


Irwin has received three reports of the saw blades falling out of the packaging. No injuries were reported.


Consumers should immediately contact the firm to receive a free storage container for the saw blades. Consumers should not disturb any saw blades that remain in the packaging but should store the saw blades in the packaging in a safe and secure location until the container arrives, then immediately transfer the saw blades to the container and discard the original packaging.

Sold exclusively at

Lowe's stores nationwide from approximately October 2011 through November 2011 for $40.


Irwin Industrial Tool Company, Huntersville, N.C.

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