Before you tackle the trees and landscaping, check to see if your electric saws have been recalled. More than 200,000 electric saws sold at Lowe’s have been recalled for safety reasons. In addition, fabric sports chairs sold at HEB and thousands of bicycles are being pulled from the market.
Kobalt is recalling 150,000 cordless, electric chain saws sold at Lowe’s for the past six years. The problem, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, is that the saws can remain in the “on” position, posing a risk of serious injury. The chain saws are 40-volt lithium ion 12-inch models manufactured from November 2013 through March 2020.
Kobalt is also recalling 106,000 electric, cordless pole saws, also sold exclusively at Lowe’s. The saw may continue running even after the trigger has been released. These are 40-volt lithium ion 8-inch pole saws manufactured from January 2017 through February 2019.
For both saw recalls, owners should contact Hongkong Sun Rise Trading at…