DeWALT drills recalled over shock hazard

Posted at 9:06 AM, Feb 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-07 10:06:52-05

A recall has been issued for DeWALT drills that were sold at hardware stores nationwide.

The recall involves the DeWALT DWD110 (UPC 885911037518) and DWD112 (UPC 885911057319) 3/8-inch variable speed reversing drills. Only drills with date codes 2017-37-FY through 2018-22-FY are affected, which is a total of about 122,000 drills in the United States. If the drill is marked with an “X” after the date code it has already been inspected and is not affected.

Officials said the drills wiring can contact internal moving parts, posing a shock hazard.

The drills were sold at Home Depot, Lowe's and other hardware stores nationwide, online at Amazon and other online retailers from Sept. 2017 through Nov. 2018 for between $60 and $70.

Consumers can contact DeWALT toll-free at 855-752-5259 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, at or online at and click on Service and Support then Safety Recall Notice for more information.

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