This recall involves Fiskars 16 foot extendable pole saw/pruners with model numbers 9463, 9440 and 9441. These pole saw/pruners are lawn and garden tools that extend from 7 feet to 16 feet and are used to cut high tree branches with either their pruner (for smaller branches) or their 15-inch hooked wood saw blade (for larger branches). The blade is secured to an oval-shaped fiberglass and aluminum telescoping pole set that locks into place through a double-locking system consisting of two orange c-clamps and a black and orange lock and pin mechanism in each of the upper and lower pole assemblies. They have an orange and black pole. “Fiskars” is printed on the pole. The model number is printed on the UPC code on the pole.
Fiskars 16 foot Extendable Pole Saw/PrunersAbout 467,680 (In addition, about 95,000 were sold in Canada)
URL : https://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2020/74503r-eng.php
Home improvement and hardware stores nationwide and online at fiskars.com from December 2016 through September 2020 for about $100 (Model No. 9463) and $65 (Model Nos. 9440 and 9441).
Recall Date: Dec 9, 2020
Fiskars received two reports of the poles separating and falling. Two laceration injuries requiring stitches have been reported.
Taiwan and China
Fiskars Brands Inc., Middleton, Wisconsin
Recall ID: 8957
Last Published: Dec 9, 2020
Emert Number: 21044
Emert Status: Announced