Fire, Burn Hazard Prompts Snow Blower Recall from One World Technologies

The company has received two reports of overheating during or immediately after use

Ryobi 40-Volt Brushless Snow Blower / Fire, Burn Hazard Prompts Snow Blower Recall from One World Technologies
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April 26, 2016

A snow blower from One World Technologies is now subject to a recall.

The company is recalling its Ryobi brand 40-Volt Brushless Snow Blowers. The snow blowers can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard. About 300 snow blowers are included in the recall.

Item number RY40802 is printed on the data label on the back of the affected blowers. The snow blowers are black and green with two LED lights located on the front of the unit and are approximately 22 inches wide by 43 inches tall. RYOBI is printed on the front of the snow blowers. The models included in this recall are RY40802, RY40802A, and RY40822. The model numbers are printed on the packaging. 40 V is printed on each side of the snow blowers.

One World has received two reports of snow blowers overheating during or immediately after use. Of the two reports, one consumer reported seeing flames which were immediately extinguished. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Consumers could purchase these items at Home Depot from November 2015 through February 2016 for about $280.

Owners should immediately stop using the recalled snow blowers and return them to One World Technologies for a full refund.

Customers with questions about this recall can contact One World Technologies at (800) 597-9624.

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