One World Technologies Recalls Ryobi Cordless Battery Pack
One World Technologies in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a voluntary recall of the Ryobi Lithium 18-V 4 Ah Cordless Tool Battery Pack due to fire and burn hazards. The battery pack can overheat and burst while in the charger, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. The product was sold at Home Depot Stores nationwide and in Canada, online at Homedepot.com, and other retailers from September 2012 through December 2012 for about $99.
This recall involves Ryobi brand, Lithium 18-V 4Ah battery packs, with model P108 and part number 130429028. The battery pack is green, silver and black. "Ryobi" and "Lithium+18V are printed in white lettering on both sides of the battery pack. The model and part number can be found on the data plate located on the bottom of the battery pack.
Consumers should discontinue using the product immediately and contact One World Technologies at 800-597-9624 or visit the firm's website at www.ryobitools.com.