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Rayovac NI-CD Cordless Tool Replacement Battery Packs

Description: This recall involves RAYOVAC-branded replacement battery packs used with cordless power tools. “RAYOVAC,” “NI-CD” 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, Milwaukee, Panasonic, Ryobi and Skil. [Source]

Rayovac NI-CD Cordless Tool Replacement Battery Packs
BatteriesPlus Recalls Replacement Battery Packs Used with Cordless Tools Due to Explosion Hazard

About 111,800 units were affected by this recall.

Rayovac NI-CD Cordless Tool Replacement Battery Packs Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date12/21/2011
Recall ID935
Recall Number12063
Product TypeAdapter/Power Supply/Charger/Battery
HazardThe replacement battery pack can explode unexpectedly, posing a risk of serious injury to consumers.
InjuriesBatteriesPlus has received five reports of exploding batteries. No injuries have been reported.
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
Last Updated02/19/2015
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