Recall date: November 5, 2013
Recall number: 14-014

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Ryobi P113 Dual Chemistry Battery Chargers
Hazard:
The chargers can malfunction, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Remedy:
Replace
Consumer Contact:

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

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

In Conjunction With:
Units:
About 578,000 in the United States and 49,000 in Canada
Description:

The battery pack can overheat and burst while on the charger.

Description:

This recall involves Ryobi model P113 dual chemistry battery chargers designed for use with both NiCd and Li-Ion portable power tool batteries. Battery chargers included in this recall are green and grey and have "Ryobi" printed in white lettering on the front of the charger. The model number and date code can be found on the data plate located on the bottom of the charger. Model P113 chargers with year/week (YY/WW) date codes between 0731-0852, without a nine digit part number, are included in the recall. 

Incidents/Injuries:

One World Technologies has received 25 reports of the P113 charger overheating, resulting in reports of property damage to the charger and its surroundings such as workbenches, countertops and carpeting.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately remove any battery from the charger, stop using the recalled charger, unplug it and contact One World Technologies for a free replacement charger. 

Sold At:

Direct Tools Factory Outlet, The Home Depot and other retail stores nationwide and online at Homedepot.com from September 2007 to December 2009 individually and as part of a kit for between $30 and $270.

Importer:

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

Manufactured In:
China