RECALL #6: Sheet Sanders Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Laceration Hazard

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Blog entry by lightweightladylefty posted 05-07-2011 03:56 AM 1667 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here’s another recall notice for fellow LJs.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

May 5, 2011
Release #11-216

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 597-9624
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Sheet Sanders Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Laceration Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Ryobi ¼ Sheet Sanders

Units: About 300,000

Importer: One World Technologies, Inc., of Anderson, S.C.

Hazard: Pieces of the fan can break off from the fan assembly and be ejected from the product, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 31 reports of broken fan pieces being ejected from the sander, including two reports of minor lacerations.

Description: This recall involves Ryobi brand sheet sanders, model S651D. The sander is blue and black. The word “Ryobi” is on the left side. The model number can be found on the data plate located on the side of the sander just below the handle.

Sold at: Home Depot, Gardner, Inc., Tap Enterprises, Inc., Direct Tools Factory Outlets,, and from June 2005 through August 2010 for about $30.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sander and contact One World Technologies to receive a free replacement sander.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact One World Technologies Customer Service at (800) 597-9624 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:

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#1 posted 05-07-2011 04:10 AM

thank you lightweightladylefty, I don’t have one but this is where they will end up
buying tools here is always iffy, so if you ever come down, please please bring me some.
I see your post all the time, this is the first time i have responded to you i think,
So Hi i can tell that you are a nice person.

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#2 posted 05-07-2011 04:20 AM

Thanks for posting this as it may be an eye opener for some. No surprise however, I mean: one world technolagies, gotta expect that sort of thing.

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