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ACCC recall for popular Bunnings product, Ryobi model Airwave 2-in-1 nailer/stapler over safety fears of ‘laceration’

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has recalled the Ryobi Airwave 2-in-1 Brad Nailer/Stapler due to malfunction.

A popular nail gun sold in Bunnings stores nationwide has been urgently recalled over fears it could unintentionally discharge and cause lacerations.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has recalled the Ryobi Airwave 2-in-1 nailer/stapler due to malfunction.

The multi-tool is equipped with a mechanical locking feature designed to prevent inadvertent operation.

The product control body issued a warning The safety device on the multi-tool can jam and allow a nail or staple to be discharged using the trigger alone, and not the usual two-step “actuation process.”

“There is a risk of laceration if the nailer/stapler is unintentionally triggered,” the statement reads.

The Ryobi RA-NBS1832-S Airwave 2-in-1 Nailer and Stapler Nail Gun was manufactured between October 2021 and March 2024 and sold nationwide at Bunnings stores.

Affected products from ACCC states will display a date code on the side of the nail charger between week (W) 43 and year (Y) 2021 through week (W) 9 and year (Y) 2024.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has recalled the Ryobi Airwave 2-in-1 Brad Nailer/Stapler due to malfunction.

Affected products will display a date code on the side of the nail charger between week (W) 43 and year (Y) 2021 through week (W) 9 and year (Y) 2024.

Affected products will display a date code on the side of the nail charger between week (W) 43 and year (Y) 2021 through week (W) 9 and year (Y) 2024.

Consumers will receive a full refund of the purchase price when returning the Ryobi nail gun to a Bunnings store.

Consumers will receive a full refund of the purchase price when returning the Ryobi nail gun to a Bunnings store.

Consumers are advised to stop using the nail gun immediately.

You will receive a full refund of the purchase price when you return the product to a Bunnings store.

The ACCC said consumers should contact Ryobi’s customer service team on 1300 859 017 or email remember@ryobi.com.au, or inform the ACCC they purchased the nail gun product to receive more information.

the ryobi website states that the Brad nailer/stapler is “perfect for any home shop that has an air compressor.”

“This nailer/stapler is perfect for a wide range of applications, from furniture assembly and upholstery to picture frames and many other home renovation projects.”

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