According to an announcement by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, DeWalt has withdrawn its 18-inch corded chainsaws because they could continue to run after being discontinued.
The withdrawn model is the DWCS600, Type 1, which measures 18-inch and 15-amp. Chainsaws made in Mexico were sold in stores in the United States between June 2021 and November 2021, and retailed between $ 130 and $ 150.
“Consumers should immediately stop using the revoked chain saw and contact DeWalt to get a pre-paid shipping label so that the product can be returned directly to DeWalt so that a free replacement chain saw is available,” the CPSC said in a statement. Press release.
However, in order to find the revoked model DWCS600, customers should also check the codes dated 2021 23-H5 to 2021 40-H5. If your chainsaw does not have a date code or you do not find it, you are encouraged to assume that your chainsaw has been revoked and that you should contact the company to replace it.
Customers who own chainsaws are encouraged to call or email the company at the toll free number 1-855-474-5875, the former time, Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm: at email@example.com.
Unfortunately in recent months this is not the only withdrawal of DeWalt. The DeWalt Jobsite Pro wireless earphones were withdrawn last month after nearly 300,000 stores in the United States and online sales because they took a risk. Burning in the fire. At least 61 earphones have been reported to be overheated, but fortunately there have been no reports from consumers that the DeWalt chainsaw has injured anyone.
DeWalt’s revoked chainsaws are not the first to be withdrawn due to concerns they may have. In 2020, Cobalt withdrew thousands of electric chainsaws Same problem. Obviously, being able to turn off your chainsaw when you are handling potentially dangerous tools.