Recall: Cordless Electric Chainsaws
On 2018-02-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Cordless Electric Chainsaws due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2015 for about $170 to $300.
About 50,000 units are involved in this Changzhou Globe chainsaw recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Saws, Splitters & Hatchets category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The chain brake guard in the cordless electric chainsaw can fail and allow the chainsaw to continue operating, posing an injury hazard to users.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chainsaws and contact Hongkong Sun Rise Trading for a free repair.
Hongkong Sun Rise Trading toll-free at 888-266-7096 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Friday through Sunday or online at www.greenworkstools.com and click on "Important Safety Notice" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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