Recall date: May 5, 2011
Recall number: 11-216

Recall Summary

Hazard:
"Pieces of the fan can break off from the fan assembly and be ejected from the product, posing a laceration hazard to consumers."
Remedy:
Replace

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
"About 300,000"
Description:

Pieces of the fan can break off from the fan assembly and be ejected from the product.

Description:
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This recall involves Ryobi brand sheet sanders, model S651D. The sander is blue and black. The word “Ryobi” is on the left side. The model number can be found on the data plate located on the side of the sander just below the handle.

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Incidents/Injuries:
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The firm has received 31 reports of broken fan pieces being ejected from the sander, including two reports of minor lacerations.

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Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sander and contact One World Technologies to receive a free replacement sander.

Sold At:

Home Depot, Gardner, Inc., Tap Enterprises, Inc., Direct Tools Factory Outlets, Amazon.com, and ToolKing.com from June 2005 through August 2010 for about $30.

Importer(s):
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One World Technologies, Inc., of Anderson, S.C.

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Manufactured In:
China