Recall: RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailer And RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailer
On 2012-12-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailer And RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailer due to a potential laceration or injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2012 for about $230.
About 10,000 units are involved in this One World Technologies pneumatic nailer 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 2012.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 597-9624
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What is the problem?
The trigger assembly on the nailers can malfunction and involuntarily discharge a fastener, posing a laceration or injury hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled pneumatic nailers are used to secure fasteners into roofs and woodwork. The orange and gray hand held drill-shaped tools have the name "RIDGID" on the side of the nailers in white type on a black panel. The model and serial numbers are located on the side of the nail tray/magazine where the fasteners are loaded. Recalled nailers have the following serial number range:
|Coil Roofing Nailer model R175RNE:||ER114600001 through ER1217008424|
|Clipped Head Framing Nailer model R350CHE:||ER114600001 through ER1215004424|
Nailers with a blue dot on the product packaging are not included in the recall.
These items were sold new+ at Home Depot stores nationwide and online at homedepot.com between January 2012 and September 2012 for about $230.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled nailers and contact One World Technologies for a free replacement nailer.
One World Technologies at (800)597-9624 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ridgid.com and click on Safety Notices for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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