DeWALT recalls 18-inch corded chain saws due to injury hazard
DeWALT is recalling about 8,500 18-inch corded chain saws due to a injury hazard.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the chain saw can remain running when the switch is on the off position or turn on when plugged in, posing an injury hazard to the user.
This recall involves the DeWALT DWCS600, Type 1 18-inch 15-amp corded chain saws. The chain saws are yellow with a black handle and motor cover. Only chain saws with date codes 2021 23-H5 to 2021 40-H5 are affected by this recall. The date code is stamped on the bottom of the chain saw, behind the chain/bar. DeWALT and 18-in. are written on the blade.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chain saws and contact DEWALT to receive a pre-paid shipping label to return the product directly to DEWALT in order to receive a free replacement chain saw.
There have been no injuries or incidents reported.
The chainsaws were sold at hardware and tool supply stores nationwide from June 2021 through November 2021 for between $130 and $150.
Consumers can contact DeWALT toll-free at 1-855-474-5875 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or email at email@example.com or online at https://www.dewalt.com/support/safety-notices-and-recalls or at www.dewalt.com and click on Service and Support then Safety Recall Notice for more information.