Nail gun recalled after 15 injury reports

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Hitachi Koki Co. have voluntarily recalled Coil Nailers – an automatic nail gun — after reports of 15 nail gun injury accidents including five reports of partial blindness.

In all, Hitachi Koki has received 37 reports of nails being ejected sideways. The guns pose a serious injury hazard to their users or to people nearby.

The nail gun in question is model number NV83A2 and was manufactured between October 2002 and September 2005. The guns were sold at Lowe’s, Home Depot and other home improvement and building supply stores at through Amazon.com
For more information about how to get your nail gun repaired, see the manufactured web-site: www.hitachipowertools.com.

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