Name of Product: Ryobi Corded Circular Saws
Units: About 12,400
Manufacturer: One World Technologies Inc., of Anderson, S.C.
Hazard: The return spring on the circular saw’s lower blade guard can break, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Ryobi corded circular saws with the following model numbers: CSB123, CSB133L, and CSB142LZ. Circular saws included in this recall have manufacturing date codes between 0836 and 0842 on the data plate near the trigger handle of the saw. Circular saws with a green dot on or near the data plate and on the outside of the package are not subject to this recall.
Sold exclusively at: Home Depot stores nationwide from October 2008 through November 2008 for between $30 and $70.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the circular saw and contact One World Technologies Inc. to locate their nearest authorized service center to schedule a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact One World Technologies at (800) 525-2579 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.ryobitools.com