RECALLS #16: DeWALT Recalls Drills Due to Shock Hazard
Recall Date: February 5, 2019
Recall Number: 19-059
Name of Product:
DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 drills
The drill’s wiring can contact internal moving parts, posing a shock hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled drills and contact DeWALT to schedule a free inspection and repair.
DeWALT toll-free at 855-752-5259 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.dewalt.com and click on Service and Support then Safety Recall Notice for more information.
Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/DeWALT-Recalls-Drills-Due-to-Shock-Hazard
About 122,000 (in addition, about 8,000 were sold in Canada)
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
DeWALT DWD110 . . . . 885911037518
DeWALT DWD112 . . . . 885911057319
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.
DEWALT Industrial Tool Company, of Towson, Md.
-- “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin
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