Ryobi recalls 300,000 portable sandersWASHINGTON -- Approximately 300,000 Ryobi 1/4 sheet sanders have been recalled because they post a laceration risk to their user.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, One World Technologies Inc. of Anderson, SC, which imports the sanders from China, issued the voluntary recall after receiving 31 reports of broken fan pieces being ejected from the sander, including two reports of minor lacerations.

The sanders were sold by Home Depot, Gardner Inc., Tap Enterprises, Inc., Direct Tools Factory Outlets, Amazon.com, and ToolKing.com from June 2005 through August 2010 for about $30.

Consumers are urged to immediately stop using the recalled sander and contact One World Technologies to receive a free replacement sander.

Read more about the Ryobi sander recall.

Posted by Rich Christianson 

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