Chainsaw

Recall published
2012-01-16
Brand
Product title
Chainsaw
Product description
Petrol-driven chainsaw, red housing, rated power: 5.0 kW, capacity: 55 cm³, chain pitch: 0.325", guide bar: 45.5 cm.
Risk
Owing to the inadequate performance of the non-manually-activated chain brake, kickback may result in the user suffering serious injuries to the neck and/or upper body. In addition, if force is exerted on the rear handgrip its inadequate mechanical strength may result in it breaking off, together with the petrol tank, which may lead to burns. The product does not comply with the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 11681.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected by the customs authorities.
Barcode
Model number
HV-0006
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Burns Injuries
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/0057/12
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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