Urgent Bunnings recall: Popular Ryobi product could cause serious injury

Max Corstorphan
The Nightly
1 Min Read
A popular Bunnings product has been urgently recalled due to serious safety issues. (Dave Hunt/AAP PHOTOS)
A popular Bunnings product has been urgently recalled due to serious safety issues. (Dave Hunt/AAP PHOTOS) Credit: AAP

A popular tool sold at Bunnings has been recalled due to safety concerns of causing serious injuries, with owners urged to ‘stop using the product immediately”.

Bunnings sold the Ryobi 2-in-1 Airwave 2-in-1 Brad Nailer/Stapler which had been described as “the perfect addition to any workshop with an air compressor.”

The product’s manual warns if not used correctly, it can generate “high-velocity projectiles” that can “result in serious bodily injury.”

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Now, the product is being urgently recalled after issues were discovered with its safety mechanism.

The ACCC said in a statement: “The safety device can get stuck and allow a nail or staple to discharge through use of the trigger alone and not via the usual 2 step actuation process.”

The affected model is RA-NBS1832-S Airwave 2-in-1 Brad Nailer/Stapler (“Nailer/Stapler”) manufactured between October 2021 and March 2024.

Affected products will display a date code on the side of the nail magazine between Week (W) 43 and Year (Y) 2021 to Week (W) 9 and Year (Y) 2024.

Consumers should stop using the product immediately.

Customers are urged to return the product to a Bunnings store for a full refund of the purchase price.

Alternatively, customers can contact the Ryobi customer service team on 1300 859 017 to let them know they have purchased this product and if they need more information.

The Ryobi product has been urgently recalled due to serious safety issues.
The Ryobi product has been urgently recalled due to serious safety issues. Credit: Supplied

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