The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with One World Technologies, of Anderson, S.C., announced a voluntary recall of about 21,500 Ryobi RTS20 portable table-saws today.
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.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Ryobi at (800) 597-9624 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.ryobitools.com.