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Rayovac NI-CD and Rayovac NI-MH Cordless Tool Battery Packs

Description: This recall involves all RAYOVAC-branded replacement battery packs used with cordless power tools and have part numbers beginning with "CTL." "RAYOVAC," "NI-CD" or "RAYOVAC," "NI-MH" and a part number beginning with "CTL" are printed in white lettering on the product. The battery packs were sold in voltages ranging between 2.4 and 18 volts in various sizes and shapes. They were sold as replacement batteries to the following brand tools: Black and Decker, Bosch, DeWalt, Makita, Lincoln, Milwaukee, Panasonic, Ryobi and Skil. [Source]

Rayovac NI-CD and Rayovac NI-MH Cordless Tool Battery Packs
BatteriesPlus Expands Recall of Battery Packs Used with Cordless Tools Due to Explosion Hazard

About 65,300 (about 111,800 were recalled in December 2011). units were affected by this recall.

Rayovac NI-CD and Rayovac NI-MH Cordless Tool Battery Packs Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date08/30/2012
Recall ID1131
Recall Number12267
Product TypeAdapter/Power Supply/Charger/Battery
HazardThe replacement battery pack can explode unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to consumers.
InjuriesBatteriesPlus has received three additional reports since the previous recall of exploding batteries, including one report of an injury to a consumer's finger.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using and remove the battery packs from cordless tools. Consumers can contact BatteriesPlus for instructions on how to return the product for a store credit.
Remedy OptionNew Instructions
ContactFor more information, contact BatteriesPlus toll-free at (877) 856-3232 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.batteriesplus.com and click on Recall Notices/Bulletins at the bottom of the page.
Last Updated02/19/2015
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