Ridgid brand Wet/Dry Vacuum Recall [US & Canada]

Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Ridgid brand Wet/Dry Vacuum Recall [US & Canada]Emerson Tool Company, of St. Louis, Missouri establishment recalls an estimated 210,600 Ridgid brand Wet/Dry Vacuums due to suspected component detachment and consequential risk of electric shock and electrocution, all serious health and safety hazard.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/i4I130lMy1H; HCSC: http://ht.ly/NbVf30lMxSk

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Emerson-Tool-Company-Recalls-RIDGID-Wet-Dry-Vacuums-Due-to-Shock-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Home-Depot

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67600r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Ridgid brand NXT Wet/Dry Vacuums, models HD06000 (6-gallon tank) and HD09000 (9-gallon tank).

The orange and black Wet/Dry Vacuum has four swivel casters, a carrying handle, a hose and accessories. The brand, Ridgid is printed on the front of the Vacuum while the model number can be found on a silver product identification label on the back of the Vacuum’s powerhead assembly.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Vacuums can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the on/off switch on the recalled Vacuums can become dislodged and expose energized wiring, posing a shock hazard to consumers.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Ridgid brand NXT Wet/Dry Vacuums, please do not use them. Instead, kindly Emerson Tool Company for a free replacement Wet/Dry Vacuum powerhead assembly.

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

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Emerson Tool Company toll-free at 1-888-847-8718 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.emerson.com/en-us/commercial-residential/emerson-tool-company and click on Safety Notifications link.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Vacuum, please search for “vacuums” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Electrical Shock hazards, please search for “shock” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Emerson Tool Company, please search for “Emerson Tool” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-220
HCSC ID number: RA-67600
Recalls Direct RIN: 10615-2018
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe product you purchased in the United States [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.saferproducts.gov/CPSRMSPublic/Incidents/ReportIncident.aspx
Search for a recalled product on the US CPSC Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/

We welcome your feedback:
Want to e-mail or share this recall?
==> Simply use the “Share this” options below.
Is this recall relevant to you? Please let us know!
==> Click on the “Like” button below.
E. & O. E.



%d bloggers like this: