Urgent Recall Notice

Makita Canada, Inc. Announces MAKITA Brand
Makita and Dolmar 64, 73 and 79 cc Gas Powered Chainsaws

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. As of July 4, 2018, the company has received no report of incident or injury in Canada.

Recalled Product: Makita products DCS6421-PH, DCS6421-20, DCS7301-PH, DCS7301-20, EA7300PRFE, EA7300P50E, DCS7901-PH and Dolmar products PS6400, PS7300, PS7310, PS7900, PS7910 manufactured before June 1, 2018. The affected products were sold in Canada from April 2002 to June 2018.

Return: Consumers should stop using these chainsaws, and take the saw to the nearest Makita Canada Factory Service Centre to have the saw examined and repaired free of charge.

For More Information:


(Western Canada)

Hours: Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (PST)



(Eastern Canada & Prairies)

Hours: Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (EST)


Distributed by Makita Canada Inc, Whitby, Ontario, CANADA;
Manufacturer: Makita Corporation, JAPAN