DeWALT DWCS600 Corded Chain Saws [US]


DeWALT DWCS600 18-inch Corded Chain Saw Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Bethesda: DeWALT Industrial Tool Company, a Towson, Maryland establishment, recalls an estimated 8,500 DeWALT DWCS600 18-inch Corded Chain Saws from the American marketplace due to suspected Power Switch malfunction, failure to shut off the Saw regardless of the position of the ON/OFF switch and consequential risks of laceration, amputation, bone fracture, traumatic brain injury (“TBI” or “concussion”) and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-altering injury or death.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/PC4130s8Cqo

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/DeWALT-Recalls-18-inch-Corded-Chain-Saws-Due-to-Injury-Hazard

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain DeWALT DWCS600 Type 1 18-inch 15-amp Corded Chain Saws marketed, sold and delivered in the United States, as follows:

  • DeWALT DWCS600 Type 1 18-inch 15-amp Corded Chain Saws, marketed, sold and delivered in yellow with a black handle and motor cover, with the brand, “DeWALT” and size “18-in” written on the Blade with date codes ranging from 2021 23-H5 to 2021 40-H5. You can find this date code stamped on the bottom of each Chain Saw, behind the Chain/Bar component.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Corded Chain Saws can be found on the Web site listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Chain Saw can remain running when the Switch is positioned in the OFF position or turn on when plugged in. If this defect occurs, it poses laceration, amputation, bone fracture, traumatic brain injury (“TBI” or “concussion”) and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury hazards to the operator and/or those nearby when utilizing the product in a reasonable manner expected with its intended design and anticipated use.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled DeWALT DWCS600 18-inch Corded Chain Saws, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact DeWALT to receive a pre-paid shipping label to return the product directly to the company in order to receive a free replacement Chain Saw.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat laceration, amputation, bone fracture, traumatic brain injury (“TBI” or “concussion”) and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact DeWALT Industrial Tool Company Customer Service toll-free at 1-855-474-5875 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company on the Web at https://www.dewalt.com/support/safety-notices-and-recalls or at http://www.dewalt.com and click on Service and Support then Safety Recall Notice for more information or by e-mail at recall@sbdinc.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Chain Saws, please search for “saw” or more generically, “hardware” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion or Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by DeWALT Industrial Tool Company, please search for “DeWALT” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 22-059
Recalls Direct RIN: 15415-2022
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