The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0412/18

Product:  Chainsaw

Name: Power Chain Saw

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Machinery

Brand: Makita

Type / number of model:  EA7900P50E

Risk type: Cuts
The automatic brake is activated too late.
In case of kick-back, the running saw blade could contact the user.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 11681.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Recall of the product from end users

Description:  Chainsaw in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: Belgium

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Portugal