Cordless Electric Chainsaws Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

Cordless electric chainsaws that were sold a Lowe’s and other stores have been recalled because the chain brake guard could fail. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says a failed brake would allow the chainsaw to continue to operate, posing an injury hazard to users.

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

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.