Ridge Tool Australia—RIDGID LR-60B (Latching Round Crimp Head only)

Identifying features

Date codes of 0114, 0214, 0314, 0414, 0514, 0614, 0714, 0814, 0914, 1014, 1114, 1214, 0115, 0215, 0315, 0415, 0515, 0615 and 0715.

Catalogue/model numbers:
47753 – LR-60B Latching Round Crimp Head
50063 – RE 60 Electrical Tool Kit w/LR-60B Latching Round Crimp Head
50078 - RE 60 Electrical Tool Kit w/LR-60B Latching Round Crimp Head
50083 - RE 60 Electrical Tool Kit w/LR-60B Latching Round Crimp Head

What are the defects?

At high cycles the LR-60B Latching Round Crimp Head could break apart.

What are the hazards?

Broken parts may strike the user or others and result in serious personal injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should take immediate steps to determine if they have any affected RIDGID LR-60B Latching Round Crimp Heads in their possession based on the date code on their latching crimp head. Consumers should stop using the product and contact Ridge Tool Australia as soon as possible at ridgid.australia@emerson.com or 1800 743 443 for further instructions regarding a replacement crimp head(s).

Traders who sold this product
Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 10 April 2015 - 22 April 2016

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Product category