Ryobi Battery Chargers Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
One World Technologies is recalling approximately 627,000 Ryobi P113 Dual Chemistry Battery Chargers. The chargers can malfunction, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
This recall involves Ryobi model P113 dual chemistry battery chargers designed for use with both NiCd and Li-Ion portable power tool batteries. Battery chargers included in this recall are green and grey and have 'Ryobi' printed in white lettering on the front of the charger.
The model number and date code can be found on the data plate located on the bottom of the charger. Model P113 chargers with year/week (YY/WW) date codes between 0731 and 0852, without a nine digit part number, are included in the recall.
The recalled Ryobi battery chargers were sold at Direct Tools Factory Outlet, The Home Depot and other retail stores nationwide, as well as online from September 2007 to December 2009 individually and as part of a kit.
Consumers should immediately remove any battery from the charger, stop using the recalled charger, unplug it and contact One World Technologies for a free replacement charger. For additional information on this recall, contact One World toll-free at 800-597-9624.