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Chainsaw
Yard & Garden
Gardening & Landscaping
Chain Saws (1411)
STIHL, INC.    
Stihl
MS440
175343282
 
 
While conducting chainsaw operations, experienced a fuel geyser, the forceful expulsion of fuel in vapor and liquid form due to the rapid depressurization of the fuel tank. It is similar to a BLEVE, Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion.
7/23/2017
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Incident, No Injury
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Incident Description: While conducting chainsaw operations, experienced a fuel geyser, the forceful expulsion of fuel in vapor and liquid form due to the rapid depressurization of the fuel tank. It is similar to a BLEVE, Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion.
Product: Chain Saws (1411)
Product Description: Chainsaw
Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: STIHL, INC.

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