Recall news

AP News
Posted: Oct 14, 2010 3:37 PM

The following recalls have been announced:

_About 455,000 Ryobi model HP 1802M cordless power drills, manufactured in China and imported by Ryobi Technologies Inc. of Anderson, S.C., because the switch can overheat and pose a fire and burn risk. The company as received 47 reports of overheated drills, including 12 reports of property damage and two reports of minor burns. The drills were sold by Home Depot from January 2001 to July 2003. Details: by phone at 800-597-9624; online at

_About 500 Revl carbon bicycle brakes, manufactured in Taiwan and imported by Perigeum Development Inc., doing business as The Hive of Petaluma, Calif., because the cable clamping area can crack over time, causing the brakes to fail. No injuries have been reported. The brakes were sold at bicycle specialty stores nationwide from September 2009 through August 2010. Details: by phone at 800-801-9936; online at