Cordless Electric Chainsaws Recalled Due to Injury Hazard; Distributed by ...

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
Cordless electric chainsaws48,100 in the U.S. (In addition, 2,100 were sold in Canada)
Lowe’s and other stores nationwide and online at, and other websites from January 2015 through October 2017 for between $170 and $300.
Hongkong Sun Rise Trading Ltd., of China
Recall Date:    Feb 1, 2018
None reported
Changzhou Globe Co. Ltd., of China
Mfg Country:
Recall ID:    8245
Last Published:    Feb 1, 2018
Official Site:    Link


Emert Number:    18090
Emert Status:    Announced