Ryobi Battery Charger Recall [Canada & US]


Canada HCSC RecallUS CPSC RecallUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: One World Technologies recalls some Ryobi Battery Chargers due to fire, burn hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/qFKt2; HCSC: http://ht.ly/qFLEF

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/One-World-Technologies-Recalls-Ryobi-Battery-Chargers/

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/36465r-eng.php

Additional information:Ryobi Battery Charger
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports 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.

According to the CPSC, the chargers can malfunction, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. 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.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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HCSC ID number: RA-36465
CPSC recall number: 14-014
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2712
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