Recall: Ryobi Electric Jet Fan Blowers
On 2017-03-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Ryobi Electric Jet Fan Blowers due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2015 for about $40.
About 100,000 units are involved in this One World Technologies blower recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Blowers & Yard Vacs category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The plastic fan inside the blower can break causing the fan blades to be discharged from either end of the blower tube, posing a laceration hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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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 electric blowers and contact One World Technologies, Inc. for a free replacement.
One World Technologies at 800-860-4050 between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday or online at www.ryobitools.com and click on "Important Recall Notice" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
One World has received reports of 10,681 incidents, including 25 reports of minor injuries, such as lacerations to the face, hands and legs from fan blade pieces being discharged from either end of the blower. No property damage has been reported.
+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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