Kobalt Cordless Chainsaw recalled due to Laceration Hazard

General Intrests

**** Recall via Environment Canada

Kobalt Cordless Chainsaw recalled due to Laceration Hazard

Common name: Kobalt 40V Lithium-Ion 12-inch Cordless Chainsaw

Product description: This voluntary recall involves the Kobalt 40V Lithium-Ion 12-inch Cordless Chainsaw.

The following products are included in the recall:
Description Model Number UPC
Kobalt 40-volt Lithium-Ion 12-in Cordless Electric Chainsaw (Battery Included) KCS 120-07 84182102474-1

Hazard identified: The switch contacts could weld causing the unit to remain in the “on” position resulting in the continued operation of the products when the trigger is released, posing a laceration hazard.

As of September 2020, the company has received  3 report(s) of the chainsaw remaining in the “on” position in Canada, and  no report(s) of injury. In the United States, the company has received 45 report(s) of the chainsaw remaining in the “on” position , and no report(s) of injury.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Hongkong Sun Rise for additional information.
For more information, consumers may contact Hong Kong Sun Rise by telephone at 1-855-754-3057 Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, or on the company’s website

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