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Emmerson recalls Ridgid wet/dry vacs

Vacuum was sold exclusively at The Home Depot this past spring.

BY HBSDealer Staff

Emmerson Tool Company is recalling Ridgid NXT HD06000 and HD09000 wet/dry vacuums, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The vacuums include an on/off switch that can become dislodged and expose energized wiring, posing a shock hazard to consumers.

Consumers have been told immediately stop using the recalled wet/dry vacuum and contact Emerson Tool Company for a free replacement wet/dry vacuum powerhead assembly.

The vacuums were 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.

About 208,000 were sold in addition to about 2,600 were sold in Canada.

 

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