The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with distributor One World Technologies Inc. (Anderson, S.C.), announced a voluntary recall of about 3,000 Ridgid 10-inch table saws sold exclusively at Home Depot stores nationwide from January 2009 through July 2009 for about $600.
The table saw’s arbor shaft can
fail when used with a stacked blade set (commonly known as a “stacked dado
set”), which is used to cut grooves. The stacked blade set can be ejected from
the saw, posing a potential laceration hazard to consumers.
One World Technologies has received three reports
of shafts failing when used with a stacked dado set. No injuries have been
This recall involves Ridgid 10-inch table saws,
model R4511. The recalled saws have manufacturing date codes between CD0829 and
CD0837. The model number and manufacturing date code are located on a metal
plate on the rear of the cabinet.
Products with an “Arbor Inspected” sticker
directly above the plate or an orange square on the outside of the package arenotincluded in the recall.
Consumers should immediately stop using the
recalled table saw and contact One World Technologies to schedule a free
on-site repair. For additional information, contact One World Technologies
toll-free at 866/539-1710 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or
To see a picture of the recalled product, go towww.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09311.html.
Ridgid Table Saws Recalled Due To Laceration Hazard
September 2, 2009