IF YOU OWN ONE If you own a scooter with Monster High graphics, return it to the nearest Walmart store to receive a full refund or store credit. If you own a scooter with Hello Kitty graphics, return it to the nearest Toys R Us store to receive a full refund or store credit. For both, call 800-551-0032 for more information.
CORDLESS TOOL BATTERY PACK About 54,200 (U.S.) and 2,200
(Canada) Ryobi Lithium 18 V 4Ah battery packs sold at Home Depot stores
nationwide and in Canada, online at Homedepot.com, and at other retailers from
September 2012 to December 2012 for about $99. The battery pack can overheat
and burst while on a charger, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
IF YOU OWN ONE Contact One World Technologies for instructions on the free shipping and repair of the recalled product. Call 800-597-9624 or go to www.ryobitools.com for more information.
ELECTRIC BLOWER VACUUMS About 241,000 (U.S.) and 13,600
(Canada) Homelite electric blower vacuums sold exclusively at Home Depot stores
nationwide and online at www.homedepot.com from February 2012 through December
2012 for about $40. Similarly, About 131,500 Expert Gardener electric blower
vacuums sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com from
January 2012 through December 2012 for about $40. Objects that are drawn into the unit during vacuum mode can
break through the plastic housing, posing a laceration hazard.
IF YOU OWN ONE For both models, call 800-597-9624 for information about a free replacement blower vacuum. Go to www.homelite.com or www.expertgardenertools.com and click on Safety Notices for more information.
For the latest information on all recalls, go to Recalls.gov. There you'll find recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, and The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, among others.