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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that this recall involves the DeWALT 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.
Name of product: DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 drills
Hazard: The drill’s wiring can contact internal moving parts, posing a shock hazard.
Recall date: February 5th, 2019
Units: About 122,000 (in addition, about 8,000 were sold in Canada)
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 $60.00 and $70.00.
Manufacturer(s): DEWALT Industrial Tool Company, of Towson, MD.
Manufactured In: USA
Recall number: 19-059
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on www.SaferProducts.gov
About 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 the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually.
CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 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.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800.638.2772 or teletypewriter at 301.595.7054 for the hearing impaired.
TopicsCPSC, DeWalt, Drill, Home Depot, Lowe's, Recall, Shock Hazard, Towson MD, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington D.C.
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