Techtronic Industries Australia Pty Ltd—RYOBI Petrol Line Trimmer/Brush Cutter and Homelite Petrol Line Trimmer/Brush Cutter

Identifying features

Model numbers:
RYOBI Petrol Line Trimmer/Brush Cutter: RBC254FSDSN, RBC254FSBSN, ABCLT04G
Homelite Petrol Line Trimmer/Brush Cutter: HBC25SJSN

What are the defects?

If the nut securing the blade is not properly tightened before use, in accordance with the instructions, the blade may detach.

What are the hazards?

If the blade detaches during use, this poses a risk of laceration to the user.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the blade attachment and contact Techtronic Industries Australia Pty Limited to either:

1. return the product (as a whole) for a refund of the full purchase price of the product; or

2. return the blade (only) for a refund of the full retail price of the blade.

Contact details: Contact Techtronic Industries Australia Pty Limited's product service on 1300 361 505 (Freecall), mail PO Box 121 Doncaster VIC 3108, or email, or see the website:

Techtronic Industries Australia Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product


Dates available for sale
  • 1 September 2013 - 22 April 2016

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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