Safety Alert Number 1011361



Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Recalls Bosch Hammer Drills
Due to Electrical Shock Hazard
Release #11-051
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 244-2110
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Bosch hammer drills
Units: About 20,000 units
Importer: Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, of Mt. Prospect, Illinois
Hazard: The models have a grounding system and trigger switch that could cause ground wire abrasion and/or ground
connector failure posing a shock hazard. In addition, the switch trigger could become stuck in the "on" position posing
an injury hazard to the user. Incidents: None
Description: Bosch 1/2 inch 2-Speed Hammer Drill with model number HD19-2, HD19-2D, HD19-2L and 1/2 inch
2-Speed Hammer Drills with model number HD 21-2 are included in this recall. "BOSCH" is printed in red lettering on
the side of the drills. Sold at: Home improvement, hardware and major retailers nationwide and various distributors from September 2009
through August 2010 for between about $140 and $220. Manufactured in: Switzerland
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the hammer drill and return hammer drill to Robert Bosch Tool
Corporation for repair. To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11051.html