Ryobi RTS20 Portable Table Saw Recall
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Ryobi Tools, today announced a voluntary recall of the Ryobi RTS20 portable table-saw. The saw blade on the motor carriage could be misaligned, posing a laceration hazard. The company received one report of a consumer being hit by a piece of metal during the cutting operation. There was no report of a physical injury or property damage. Consumers should stop using the table saw immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
- Name of Product: Ryobi RTS20 portable table-saws
- Units: About 21,500
- Distributor: One World Technologies, of Anderson, S.C.
- Hazard: The saw blade on the motor carriage could be misaligned, posing a laceration hazard.
- Incidents/Injuries: The company received one report of a consumer being hit by a piece of metal during the cutting operation. There was no report of a physical injury or property damage.
- Description: This recall involves the RTS20 Ryobi ten-inch, portable table-saw. The table saw has a blue base and warning label with the model RTS20 and the Ryobi name printed on it and attached to the rear of the saw.
- Sold exclusively at: Home Depot retail outlets nationwide and Canada from July 2010 through October 2010 for about $200.
- Manufactured in: China
- Remedy: Consumers should contact Ryobi immediately to receive a free inspection of their product and, if necessary, a free repair or replacement of their RTS20 Ryobi table-saw.
For additional information, contact Ryobi at (800) 597-9624 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.ryobitools.com.
The CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell them about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx.
Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission