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Recall Date: 7/23/2008

Dirt Devil Vacuum Accessory Tools Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2008 Release #08-339 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 245-2296 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Dirt Devil Vacuum Accessory Tools Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Dirt Devil Vacuum Power Brush Attachment Tools Units: About 987,000 Manufacturer: TTI Floor Care North America, of Glenwillow, Ohio Hazard: Plastic pieces inside the vacuum tool can break apart and be ejected, posing a laceration hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: TTI Floor Care has received 140 reports of incidents involving the recalled vacuum tool, including 12 reports of injuries. Those consumers reported minor eye or skin injuries and one thumb injury. Description: The recalled Dirt Devil Turbo Tool/Power Brush attachment was sold as an accessory with the following Dirt Devil vacuum models. Only vacuum tool accessories with date codes J7060 through J7365 and have a C-clip connector are included in this recall. The date code is located on the underside of the vacuum accessory. The Turbo Tool/Power Brush tools are about 6 ½ inches long by about 5 inches wide and come in a variety of colors that match the color of the vacuum. The housing of the tool was made in clear, red, green, or light blue with clear, light blue, dark blue, red, purple, or black turbine fans with matching brush rolls. Dirt Devil Vacuum Models Reaction Purpose for Pets Ultra Swivel Glide M110000 M140000 M086020 M110000HD M140000CA M110001B M110002 Envision Wide Glide Swerve M110003 M086700WCA M086030 M110006 M086710 M086030CA M110008 M110008CA Action Upright Royal Commercial M110009 M110020CAB RY6100 Sold at: Mass merchandisers, home improvement stores and other retail stores nationwide from April 2007 through April 2008 for between $60 and $170 for the vacuum cleaner, including accessory tools. Manufactured in: Hong Kong Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Dirt Devil accessory tool and contact the firm to receive a free repair kit. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact TTI Floor Care at (800) 245-2296 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.dirtdevilturbotool.com Model and Date Code Location

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Manufacturers

  • TTI Floor Care
  • Dirt Devil

Made In

  • China
  • Hong Kong

Category ID: 2216

Hazards

  • Laceration

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2008/Dirt-Devil-Vacuum-Accessory-Tools-Recalled-Due-to-Laceration-Hazard