One World Technologies Recalls Ryobi Cordless Tool Battery Pack Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

The lithium battery pack can overheat and burst while on a charger.

Fecha del retiro: febrero 26, 2013
Número del retiro: 13-124
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  • Ryobi lithium-ion 18 V 4Ah battery pack, model P108 and part number 130429028

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    Ryobi lithium-ion 18 V 4Ah battery pack, model P108 and part number 130429028

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    Side view of Ryobi lithium-ion battery

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    Model and part number location

Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

Ryobi Lithium 18 V 4Ah Battery Pack

Riesgo:

The battery pack can overheat and burst while on a charger, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Contacto para los consumidores:

One World Technologies, at (800) 597-9624 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, ET or online at www.ryobitools.com and click on Important Safety Information at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Detalles del retiro

En conjunción con

http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/23267r-eng.php
Unidades

About 54,200 in the United States and 2,200 in Canada

Descripción

This recall involves Ryobi brand, Lithium 18 V 4Ah battery packs, with model P108 and part number 130429028. The battery pack is green, silver and black. "Ryobi" and "Lithium+18V" are printed in white lettering on both sides of the battery pack. The model and part number can be found on the data plate located on the bottom of the battery pack.

Incidentes/Lesiones

One World Technologies has received four reports of battery packs overheating, resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Remedio

Consumers should immediately remove the battery from the charger, stop using the recalled battery pack and contact One World Technologies for instructions on the free shipping and repair of the recalled product.

Vendido en

The Home Depot stores nationwide and in Canada, online at Homedepot.com, and at other retailers from September 2012 to December 2012 for about $99.

Importado por

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

Fabricado por

Techtronic Industries (Dongguan) Co. Ltd. of China

Fabricación en

China

  • Ryobi lithium-ion 18 V 4Ah battery pack, model P108 and part number 130429028

  • Side view of Ryobi lithium-ion battery

  • Model and part number location