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Portable Table-Saws Recalled by Ryobi Due to Laceration Hazard

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Ryobi RTS20. (Image credit: CPSC.)

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.

Ryobi RTS20 table saw. (Image credit: CPSC.)

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.

Ryobi table saw label. (Image credit: CPSC.)
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