Emerson Tool Company has issued a recall of Wet/Dry Vacuums Due to Shock Hazard. These units were sold Exclusively at Home Depot. Over 200,000 were sold. The recall involves RIGID NXT wet/dry vacuums, and the danger is electric shock. No injuries have been reported.

From the CPSC:

Name of Product:
RIDGID® NXT HD06000 and HD09000 wet/dry vacuums

Hazard:

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

Remedy: Replace

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

Consumer Contact:

Emerson Tool Company toll-free at 888-847-8718 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT or online at www.emerson.com/en-us/commercial-residential/emerson-tool-company and click on Safety Notifications. ​​​