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Black & Decker Recalls CRAFTSMAN 10-Inch Corded Chain Saws Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Recalled CRAFTSMAN® CMECSP610 10” corded chain saw wih extension pole
Name of Product:
CRAFTSMAN® CMECSP610 10-inch corded chain saws with extension poles
Hazard:

The chain saw can start unexpectedly without operation of the switch when the extension cord adaptor is connected upside down, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
December 09, 2020
Units:

About 82,000

Consumer Contact

CRAFTSMAN toll-free at 855-237-6848 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, e-mail at recall@sbdinc.com, or online at www.CRAFTSMAN.com and click on “Customer Care,” then “Recall Notices” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves CRAFTSMAN Model CMECSP610 10-inch corded chain saws with extension poles.  The chain saws are red with black and gray accents.  The name “CRAFTSMAN” is on the cutting bar and the motor end cap.  The model number CMECSP610 is on the label on top of the motor.  Only chain saws with date codes of 2019-40 through 2020-35 are included.  The date code is laser etched on the underside of the handle base.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chain saws and contact CRAFTSMAN for a free repair kit.

Incidents/Injuries:

CRAFTSMAN has received one report of the recalled chain saw starting without operation of the switch causing a laceration injury to a consumer.

Sold At

Lowe’s and other hardware stores nationwide, and online at www.amazon.com from October 2019 through August 2020 for about $100.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Craftsman by Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc., of Towson, Md.

Recall number:
21-047
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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