Ridgid Pneumatic Nailers Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Laceration or Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at the Home Depot

The trigger on the roofing and framing nailers can malfunction and discharge involuntarily.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: December 06, 2012
Recall number: 13-059
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  • RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailer number R175RNE

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    RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailer number R175RNE

  • RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailer number R350CHE

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    RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailer number R350CHE

Recall Summary

Name of product:

RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailer and RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailer

Hazard:

The trigger assembly on the nailers can malfunction and involuntarily discharge a fastener, posing a laceration or injury hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

One World Technologies at (800) 597-9624 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ridgid.com and click on Safety Notices for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 8,400 Coil Roofing Nailers and 4,400 Clipped Head Framing Nailers

Description

The recalled pneumatic nailers are used to secure fasteners into roofs and woodwork. The orange and gray hand held drill-shaped tools have the name “RIDGID” on the side of the nailers in white type on a black panel. The model and serial numbers are located on the side of the nail tray/magazine where the fasteners are loaded. Recalled nailers have the following serial number range:

Coil Roofing Nailer model R175RNE: ER114600001 through ER1217008424
Clipped Head Framing Nailer model R350CHE: ER114600001 through ER1215004424.
Nailers with a blue dot on the product packaging are not included in the recall.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled nailers and contact One World Technologies for a free replacement nailer.

Sold at

Home Depot stores nationwide and online at homedepot.com between January 2012 and September 2012 for about $230. 

Importer

One World Technologies Inc., of Anderson, S.C.

Manufacturer

De Poan Pneumatic Corporation, of Taiwan

Manufactured in

Taiwan

  • RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailer number R175RNE

  • RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailer number R350CHE