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DeWALT Recalls Drills Due to Shock Hazard

NOTE: This recall was previously announced independently on January 10, 2019 by the firm due to the government furlough.

  • Recalled drill, the DWD110 and DWD112 drills are similar in appearance. Consumers should check the label to determine their specific drill.
  • Recalled DWD112 Drill showing location of model number and date code. The date code pictured is not within the recall range.
Name of Product:
DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 drills
Hazard:

The drill’s wiring can contact internal moving parts, posing a shock hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
February 05, 2019
Units:
About 122,000 (in addition, about 8,000 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

DeWALT toll-free at 855-752-5259 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, email at recall@sbdinc.com or online at www.dewalt.com and click on Service and Support then Safety Recall Notice for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the D e WALT DWD110 and DWD112 3/8-inch variable speed reversing drills. The drills are yellow with black accents and have a power cable connected at one end. Only drills with date codes 2017-37-FY through 2018-22-FY are affected. If the drill is marked with an “X” after the date code it has already been inspected and is not affected. The model number is located on a label on the right side of the drill. The date code is etched into the body of the drill below the label. Consumers whose drill does not have a date code, or who cannot locate the date code should contact the company.

Product Name UPC
D e WALT DWD110 885911037518
D e WALT DWD112 885911057319

 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled drills and contact DeWALT to schedule a free inspection and repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

The Home Depot, Lowe’s and other hardware stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com and other online retailers, from September 2017 through November 2018 for between $60 and $70.

Manufacturer(s):

DEWALT Industrial Tool Company, of Towson, Md.

Manufactured In:
USA
Recall number:
19-059
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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