Portable Table-Saws Recalled by Ryobi Due to Laceration Hazard

The saw blade on the motor carriage could be misaligned.

Recall date: December 14, 2010
Recall number: 11-066
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Ryobi RTS20 portable table-saws

Hazard:

The saw blade on the motor carriage could be misaligned, posing a laceration hazard.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Ryobi at (800) 597-9624 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.ryobitools.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 21,500

Description

This recall involves the RTS20 Ryobi ten-inch, portable table-saw. The table saw has a blue base and warning label with the model RTS20 and the Ryobi name printed on it and attached to the rear of the saw.

Incidents/Injuries

The company received one report of a consumer being hit by a piece of metal during the cutting operation. There was no report of a physical injury or property damage.

Remedy

Consumers should contact Ryobi immediately to receive a free inspection of their product and, if necessary, a free repair or replacement of their RTS20 Ryobi table-saw.

Sold exclusively at

Home Depot retail outlets nationwide and Canada from July 2010 through October 2010 for about $200.

Distributor(s)

One World Technologies, of Anderson, S.C.

Manufactured in

China

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  • Picture of Recalled table saw showing location of label on rear of saw

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