Emerson Tool Company Recalls RIDGID Wet/Dry Vacuums Due to Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot:
Recall Date: September 11, 2018
Recall Number: 18-220Recall Summary
Name of Product:
RIDGID® NXT HD06000 and HD09000 wet/dry vacuumsHazard:
The on/off switch can become dislodged and expose energized wiring, posing a shock hazard to consumers. Remedy: Replace
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wet/dry vacuum and contact Emerson Tool Company for a free replacement wet/dry vacuum powerhead assembly. Consumer Contact:
Emerson Tool Company toll-free at 888-847-8718 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT or online at www.emerson.com/en-us/commercial-residential/emerson-tool-company
and click on Safety Notifications.
Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/E...ck-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Home-Depot Recall Details
About 208,000 (in addition, about 2,600 were sold in Canada) Description:
This recall involves RIDGID NXT wet/dry vacuums, models HD06000 (6-gallon) and HD09000 (9-gallon). The orange and black wet/dry vacuum has four swivel casters, a carrying handle, a hose and accessories. RIDGID is printed on the front of the vacuum. The model number can be found on a silver product identification label on the back of the vacuum’s powerhead assembly. Incidents/Injuries:
Sold Exclusively At:
The Home Depot stores nationwide and online at www.homedepot.com
from March 2018 through July 2018 for about $50 for the 6-gallon wet/dry vacuum and for about $60 for the 9-gallon wet/dry vacuum.
Emerson Tool Company, of St. Louis, Mo.