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Cordless Electric Chainsaws Recalled Due to Injury Hazard; Distributed by Hongkong Sun Rise Trading

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Name of Product: Cordless electric chainsaws

Hazard: The chain brake guard in the cordless electric chainsaw can fail and allow the chainsaw to continue operating, posing an injury hazard to users.

Remedy: Repair
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chainsaws and contact Hongkong Sun Rise Trading for a free repair.

Consumer Contact:

Hongkong Sun Rise Trading toll-free at 888-266-7096 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Friday through Sunday or online at www.greenworkstools.com and click on “Important Safety Notice” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units: 48,100 in the U.S. (In addition, 2,100 were sold in Canada)

Description:

This recall involves Greenworks, Kobalt and Snapper brands of cordless electric chainsaws. The recalled chainsaws have a 16 or 18-inch saw and an 80 or 82-volt lithium ion battery. “GreenworksPro,” “Greenworks Commercial,” “Kobalt,” or “Snapper” is printed on the saw blade. The model number and item number (if applicable) are printed at the top of the warning label underneath the chainsaw switch handle.

Brand

Product

Colors

Model Number

Item Number

Greenworks Pro

80v 16″
brushless
cordless
electric
chainsaw

Green
and black

CS80L211

N/A

Greenworks Pro

80v 18″
cordless
electric
chainsaw

Green
and black

CS80L00

N/A

Greenworks
Commercial

82v 18″
cordless
electric
chainsaw

Black

GS 180

N/A

Kobalt

80v 18″
cordless
electric
chainsaw

Blue and
black

KCS 180

419015 (sold without
battery)

 

670251 (sold with battery)

Snapper XD

82v 18″
cordless
electric
chainsaw

Red and
black

SXDCS82

1696773

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold At: Lowe’s and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Lowes.com and other websites from January 2015 through October 2017 for between $170 and $300.

Distributor: Hongkong Sun Rise Trading Ltd., of China

Manufacturer: Changzhou Globe Co. Ltd., of China

Manufactured in: China

In Conjunction With: Canada

Health Canada’s press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/65446r-eng.php

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About U.S. CPSC:
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