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Cordless Electric Chainsaws Recalled Due to Injury Hazard; Distributed by Hongkong Sun Rise Trading

  • Kobalt 80-volt 18-inch brushless cordless electric chainsaw
  • Kobalt 80-volt chainsaw label
  • Greenworks Pro 80-volt 18-inch cordless electric chainsaw
  • Greenworks Pro 80-volt chainsaw label
  • Greenworks Commercial 82-volt 18-inch cordless electric chainsaw
  • Greenworks Commercial 82-volt chainsaw label
  • Snapper XD 82-volt 18-inch cordless electric chainsaw
  • Snapper XD 82-volt chainsaw label
Name of Product:
Cordless electric chainsaws

The chain brake guard in the cordless electric chainsaw can fail and allow the chainsaw to continue operating, posing an injury hazard to users.

Recall Date:
February 01, 2018
48,100 in the U.S. (In addition, 2,100 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

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 and click on “Important Safety Notice” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details


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.




Model Numbers

Item Number

Greenworks Pro

80v 16” brushless cordless electric chainsaw

Green and black

CS80L211, CS80L01


Greenworks Pro

80v 18” cordless electric chainsaw

Green and black

CS80L00, GCS80450, GCS80420, CS80L210


Greenworks Commercial

82v 18” cordless electric chainsaw


GS 180



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





Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chainsaws and contact Hongkong Sun Rise Trading for a free repair.


None reported

Sold At:
Lowe’s and other stores nationwide and online at, and other websites from January 2015 through October 2017 for between $170 and $300.
Changzhou Globe Co. Ltd., of China
Hongkong Sun Rise Trading Ltd., of China
Manufactured In:
Recall number:
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