Ryobi Cordless Trimmer/Cutter Recall [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Techtronic Industries Australia recalls certain Ryobi Cordless Line Trimmer/Brush Cutters due to serious laceration hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/MPEQN

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1070625

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Trimmer/Cutters are subject to this recall:

  • Ryobi Cordless Line Trimmer/Brush Cutters, model number RBC3600E
  • Ryobi Cordless Line Trimmer/Brush Cutters, kit version, model number RAC1101

Please note: both above models include Blade Attachment, model number RAC1101.

According to the ACCC, if the nut securing the Blade is not tightened correctly before use, the Blade may detach. If the Blade does, in fact, detach during use, it poses a serious laceration hazard to the user or those nearby.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession a recalled Ryobi Cordless Line Trimmer/Brush Cutter, please do not use it. Instead, kindly contact the company where you will be given the following remediation options:

  1. Return the entire Trimmer/Cutter as a complete unit for a refund of the full purchase price of the product; or
  2. Return the Blade only for a refund of the full retail price of the Blade.

You can contact Techtronic Industries Australia Pty Ltd’s product service group on 1300 361 505 (this is a Freecall), by mail at PO Box 121 Doncaster VIC 3108, by e-mail at info@ryobi.com.au or by visiting the company Web site at http://www.ryobi.com.au.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2015/14679
Recalls Direct RIN: 5274-2015
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