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One World Technologies, Inc. recalls RYOBI® 8-Amp Jet Fan Leaf Blower
- Starting date:
- March 2, 2017
- Posting date:
- March 2, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Laceration Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and One World Technologies, Inc.
RYOBI® 8-Amp Jet Fan Leaf Blower
This recall involves the RYOBI® 8-Amp Jet Fan Leaf Blower model RY42102. The model number is printed on the data plate on the bottom of the product.
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.
As of January 31, 2017 neither Health Canada nor One World Technolgies, Inc. has received any consumer reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada.
In the United States, One World Technolgies, Inc. 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.
Approximately 1,900 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 121,000 units were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
One World Technologies, Inc.
Techtronic Industries (Dongguan) Co. Ltd.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled leaf blowers and contact One World Technologies, Inc. to arrange for a full refund.
For more information, consumers can contact One World Technologies, Inc. . by telephone toll free at 1-800-860-4050 from 8am to 8pm ET Monday through Friday or 9am – 6pm ET Saturday and Sunday, or on the company's website.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.