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Dirt Devil Recalls Hand Vac Turbo Tool Accessory

  • Dirt Devil® Scorpion® Turbo Tool Accessory
  • Royal Appliance Label with Model and Manufacture Number on the Hand Vac
  • Dirt Devil Scorpion Turbo Quick Flip Hand Vac
Name of Product:
Dirt Devil® Scorpion® Turbo Quick Flip Hand Vac Turbo Tool Accessory
The interior fan of the Turbo Tool accessory can break and eject from the tool housing, posing a laceration hazard to the user or bystanders.
Recall Date:
March 04, 2015
About 22,000 in the United States and about 2,500 in Canada
Consumer Contact

Royal Appliance toll-free at (888) 393-2063 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on the "Recall Information" link at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details


The recalled Dirt Devil Turbo Tool attachment was sold as a vacuum accessory with the corded Dirt Devil Scorpion Turbo Quick Flip Hand Vac. The accessory tool is a plastic, clear yellowish green attachment with a black turbine fan and black brush roll with white bristles. "Royal," model number "08225" and a five-digit manufacture date code ending in 12A U, 13A U, 13B U or 14B U are printed on a label on the bottom of the hand vacuum. The Turbo Tool measures about 5-3/4 inches long by 4-1/2 inches wide. Consumers can continue to use the Dirt Devil hand vacuum without the turbo tool accessory attachment.


Consumers should immediately stop using the Turbo Tool accessory and contact the firm for instructions on receiving a free replacement tool accessory.


Royal Appliance received six reports of the Turbo Tool accessory breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Home improvement stores nationwide and online at, and other online retailers from January 2012 through February 2015 for about $30 for the hand vac including the accessory tool.
Royal Appliance Manufacturing Co., of Glenwillow, Ohio
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