Greenworks, Kobalt & Snapper Chainsaw Recall [US & Canada]


Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Greenworks, Kobalt & Snapper Chainsaw Recall [US & Canada]Hongkong Sun Rise Trading, a Chinese establishment, recalls an estimated 52,000 Greenworks, Kobalt and Snapper brand Cordless Electric Chainsaws to suspected chain brake guard detachment and consequential risks of laceration and injury, a serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/Hrsa30idFT0; HCSC: http://ht.ly/vhmd30idEY7

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Cordless-Electric-Chainsaws-Recalled-Due-to-Injury-Hazard-Distributed-by-Hongkong-Sun-Rise-Trading

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/65446r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports 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. The brands, “GreenworksPro”, “Greenworks Commercial”, “Kobalt” or “Snapper” is printed on the respected saw blade. The model number and item number (if applicable) are also printed at the top of the warning label underneath the Chainsaw’s switch handle.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Cordless Electric Chainsaws are pictured on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the chain brake guard in the Cordless Electric Chainsaws can fail and allow the chainsaw to continue operating, posing an injury hazard to users and those nearby.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Cordless Electric Chainsaws, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Hongkong Sun Rise Trading toll-free at 1-888-266-7096 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Thursday and from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Friday to Sunday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.greenworkstools.com and click on the “Important Safety Notice” link at the bottom of the page for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Electric Chainsaws, please search for “chainsaw” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Hongkong Sun Rise Trading, please search for “Hongkong Sun” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-090
HCSC ID number: RA-65446
Recalls Direct RIN: 9744-2018
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