Kobalt Cordless Electric Chainsaws Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard; Distributed by Hongkong Sun Rise Trading

Product Recall Details

Product Name Kobalt Brand 40-volt Lithium Ion Cordless Electric Chainsaws
Recall Date September 23, 2020
Number of units affected About 150,000 (In addition, about 1,400 were sold in Canada)
Description This recall involves Kobalt brand 40-volt lithium ion 12-inch cordless electric chainsaws. Date codes from 11/01/13 to 03/31/20 are included in the recall. The chain saws 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. Description Model Number UPC Kobalt 40-volt Lithium-Ion 12-in Cordless Electric Chainsaw (Battery Included) KCS 120-07 84182102474-1 Kobalt 40-volt Lithium-Ion 12-in Cordless Electric Chainsaw (Battery Not Included) KCS 120 84182101749-1
Manufacturer Changzhou Globe Co. Ltd., of China
Distributor Hongkong Sun Rise Trading Ltd., of China
Retailer(s) Lowe’s Stores nationwide and online at Lowes.com from January 2014 through March 2020 for about $200.
Hazard The chainsaw can remain in the “on” position, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Available Remedy Repair Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chainsaws and contact Hongkong Sun Rise Trading for a free repair.
Who to Contact if You Own This Product

Hongkong Sun Rise Trading toll-free at 855-378-8826 Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, or online at www.greenworkstools.com and click on “Important Safety Notice” for more information.