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Hart Consumer Products recalls nailers

The nailer can malfunction and involuntarily discharge a nail

Hart Consumer Products nailer
Photo source: CPSC
Hart Consumer Products of Anderson, S.C., is recalling about 15,700 Hart 18-Gauge 2” Brad Nailers.

The nailer's contact sensor can malfunction and involuntarily discharge a nail, posing a risk of serious injury to the user or bystanders.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves Hart 18-Gauge 2” Brad Nailers with model numbers HPNR01, HPNR01B, HPNR01B-SK, or HPNR01BNCA.

The white, blue, and black handheld tool has the name “HART” on the side of the nailer in white type on a black background and has “18ga BRAD NAILER” on the side of the nail tray/magazine in white type on a blue background.

The model numbers are located on the side of the nail tray/magazine where the nails are loaded.

The nailers, manufactured in Vietnam, were sold at Walmart USA stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com from April 2021, through September 2021, for between $130 and $160.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled nailer and return it to any Walmart USA store for a full refund. Consumers may also return items for free by mail via a scheduled pickup from their home.

Consumers may contact Hart Consumer Products online or at (800) 776-5191 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday for more information.

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