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Hongkong Sun Rise Trading Ltd. is recalling about 150,000 Kobalt Brand 40-volt Lithium Ion Cordless Electric Chainsaws after the company received at least 48 reports of the switch contacts welding, causing the chainsaw to remain in the “on” position.
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What’s the Problem?

According to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) [1], this recall affects:

  • Kobalt 40-volt Lithium-Ion 12-in Cordless Electric Chainsaw (Battery Included) — Model Number KCS 120-07 — UPC 84182102474-1
  • Kobalt 40-volt Lithium-Ion 12-in Cordless Electric Chainsaw (Battery Not Included) — Model Number KCS 120 — UPC 84182101749-1

“The chainsaw can remain in the “on” position, posing a laceration hazard to consumers,” CPSC said.

Date codes from 11/01/13 to 03/31/20 are included in the recall. The chainsaws are blue and black. “Kobalt,” “40v max” and “12 in. 30 cm” are printed on the chain saw. The model number and date code are printed on the label located in the rear handle. The UPC is located on the box.

The recalled chainsaws were sold online and at Lowe’s Stores nationwide from January 2014 through March 2020 for about $200.

If you purchased a chainsaw that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact Hong Kong Sun Rise Trading for a free repair. This recall began on September 23, 2020.

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Chainsaw Safety Tips

  • Wear proper protective clothing and glasses.
  • Choose the proper size of chainsaw for the job.
  • Operate, adjust, and maintain the saw according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Take extra care in cutting trees or branches that have been bent, twisted, hung up on, or caught under another object during a high wind.
  • Ensure that bystanders are at a safe distance from chainsaw activities.
  • Check around the tree or pole for hazards including nails, power lines, or cables, before cutting.

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