The recall involves Greenworks, Kobalt and Snapper brands of cordless electric chainsaws distributed by Hongkong Sun Rise Trading, according to the CPSC Recall Notice. Affected chainsaws have a 16 or 18-inch saw, and an 80 or 82-volt lithium ion battery.
Specific models included in the recall are:
Greenworks Pro 16-inch CS80L211
Greenworks Pro 18-inch CS80L00
Greenworks Commercial 18-inch GS 180
Kobalt KCS 180 (item number of 419015 or 670251)
Snapper XD 18-inch model SXDCS82 (item number 1696773)
CPSC urges anyone who purchased a chainsaw affected by the recall to stop using it and contact the distributor for a free repair.
To date, no injuries or other incidents have been linked to the recalled chainsaws, CPSC said.
Source: ABC27 News