Distributed by Hongkong Sun Rise Trading
Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—February 2, 2018
By: Rosemary Piser
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.
Recall date: February 1, 2018
Units: 48,100 in the U.S. (In addition, 2,100 were sold in Canada)
In Conjunction with 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|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chainsaws and contact Hongkong Sun Rise Trading for a free repair.
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.
Manufacturer(s): Changzhou Globe Co. Ltd., of China
Distributor(s): Hongkong Sun Rise Trading Ltd., of China
Manufactured In: China
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