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
Kobalt Brand 40-volt Lithium Ion Cordless Electric ChainsawsAbout 150,000 (In addition, about 1,400 were sold in Canada)
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Lowe’s Stores nationwide and online at Lowes.com from January 2014 through March 2020 for about $200.
Hongkong Sun Rise Trading Ltd., of China
Recall Date: Sep 23, 2020
Hongkong Sun Rise Trading has received 48 reports of the switch contacts welding causing the chainsaw to remain in the “on” position. No injuries have been reported.