Recall: Tall Red Fuel Cells
On 2008-05-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Tall Red Fuel Cells due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2008 for about $11.00 to $14.00.
About 90,000 units are involved in this Paslode fuel cell recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Nailers category in 2008.
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What is the problem?
The fuel cells used to power cordless framing nailers can leak fuel, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves "Tall Red" fuel cells designed for use in Paslode cordless framing nailers. The fuel cells have part number 81600 printed in the upper right hand corner of the product's packaging. The recalled fuel cells have the following date and manufacture codes.
These items were sold new+ at Construction supply and home center stores and by construction supply dealers nationwide from February 2008 through April 2008 for between $11 and $14.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the fuel cells and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or credit.
For additional information, contact Paslode at (800)222-6990 between 7 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.paslode.com. Consumers can also email the firm at email@example.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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