WASHINGTON  — The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with One World Technologies Inc., announced a voluntary recall of about 12,400 Ryobi corded circular saws. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

The reported hazard is that the return spring on the circular saw's lower blade guard can break, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

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.

These saws were sold exclusively at Home Depot stores nationwide from October 2008 through November 2008 for between $30 and $70.

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. 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.







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