Ridgid Pneumatic Nailers Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Laceration or Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at the Home Depot
Name of Product:
RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailer and RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailer
The trigger assembly on the nailers can malfunction and involuntarily discharge a fastener, posing a laceration or injury hazard to consumers.
December 06, 2012
About 8,400 Coil Roofing Nailers and 4,400 Clipped Head Framing Nailers
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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled nailers and contact One World Technologies for a free replacement nailer.
Home Depot stores nationwide and online at homedepot.com between January 2012 and September 2012 for about $230.
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