Makita Canada Inc. recalls Makita and Dolmar Chainsaws

Recall Information

Recall# Health Canada (RA-67192)

This recall involves Makita and Dolmar brand chainsaws in the 64, 73 and 79 cc classes. These chainsaws were sold with and without chainsaw bars and chains. The motor housing/fuel tank are either red/orange or teal blue in colour. The model number and date of manufacture are located on the label at the back of the saw near the handle.

The following products are included in this recall:

Monthly savings
Class Brand Model Number Date of Manufacture (DOM)
64cc Makita DCS6401-PH Before June 1, 2018
Dolmar PS6400
73cc Makita DCS7301-PH Before June 1, 2018
Dolmar PS7300
79cc Makita DCS7901-PH Before June 1, 2018
Dolmar PS7900

Hazard: The automatic chain brake does not easily engage when the saw kicks back, possibly exposing the user to contact with the chain while it is still moving, posing a laceration hazard.

For more information on affected Models, please visit: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67192r-eng.php