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12/06/12 Recall of RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailer and RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailer

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  • 12/06/12 Recall of RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailer and RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailer

    Since we no longer have a forum area related to tool or jobsite safety this seemed like the best place to post this.

    Recall Date: December 6, 2012

    Recall Number:

    Ridgid Pneumatic Nailers Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Laceration or Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at the Home Depot
    Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer producRecall Summary
    Name of product:

    RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailer and RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailer

    Hazard:
    The trigger assembly on the nailers can malfunction and involuntarily discharge a fastener, posing a laceration or injury hazard to consumers.

    Recall Summary

    Name of product: RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailer and RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailer

    Hazard: The trigger assembly on the nailers can malfunction and involuntarily discharge a fastener, posing a laceration or injury hazard to consumers.

    Remedy: Replace

    Consumer Contact: One World Technologies at (800) 597-9624 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ridgid.com and click on Safety Notices for more information.

    Recall Details

    Units: About 8,400 Coil Roofing Nailers and 4,400 Clipped Head Framing Nailers

    Description: 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.

    Incidents/Injuries: None reported

    Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled nailers and contact One World Technologies for a free replacement nailer.

    Sold at: Home Depot stores nationwide and online at homedepot.com between January 2012 and September 2012 for about $230.

    Read the full press release here.
    Last edited by Bob D.; 12-27-2012, 05:22 AM.
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