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Saw recall: More than 256,000 Kobalt cordless saws sold at Lowe’s remembered for ‘laceration danger’

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2 different electrical, cordless saws sold at Lowe’s shops nationwide and on the house enhancement chain’s website are being kept in mind due to the fact that they pose a “laceration hazard.”

More than 256,000 saws are consisted of in the 2 recalls released today on the Client Item Security Commission website.

No injuries have in fact been reported, however customers are urged to stop using the remembered saws quickly and to call supplier Hongkong Sun Rise Trading for a free repair.For 106,400

Kobalt brand 40-volt Lithium Ion 8-inch Cordless Electric Pole Saws, the recall states the switch “can fail while under a heavy load, and set off the system to continue following the user releases the trigger, positioning a laceration hazard to consumers.”

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Another 150,000 Kobalt Brand 40-volt Lithium Ion Cordless Electric Chainsaws are also being remembered due to the truth that the saws can remain “on,” the recall mentions. There have actually been 48 reports of the “switch contacts welding causing the chainsaw to stay in the ‘on’ position.”

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The chainsaws cost about $200 and were offered from January 2014 through March 2020. The pole saws were offered from March 2017 through October 2019 for about $180.

To get more information about the recall, contact Hongkong Sun Rise Trading toll-free at 855-378-8826 Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET and Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.The recall notices say more details is readily available at www.greenworkstools.com whenclients click on” Essential Security Alert. “However, the brand-new recalls were not kept in mind on the website Thursday afternoon.Follow U.S.A. TODAY press reporter Kelly Tyko on Twitter: @KellyTyko Facebook Email

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