Ryobi cordless tool battery pack recalled due to fire and burn hazards
Date: Feb. 26, 2013
Units: About 54,200in the US
The Ryobi Lithium 18 V 4Ah Battery Pack is being recalled because it can overheat and burst while on a charger, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. There have been four reports of the incident, resulting in minor property damage. No injuries were reported. The products, made in China, were sold at Home Depot stores nationwide and in Canada, online, and at other retailers from September to December 2012 for about $99.