Stanley Black & Decker Canada Corp. recalls DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 variable speed reversing drills

Starting date:
January 10, 2019
Posting date:
January 10, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68804

Affected products

DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 3/8-inch variable speed reversing drills

Product description

This recall involves 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.

Hazard identified

The internal wiring of the DEWALT 3/8-inch variable speed reversing drills can come into contact with internal parts, posing a risk of electrical shock. 

As of January 7, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 8,037 units of the DEWALT products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2017 to November 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Distributor
Stanley Black & Decker Canada Corp.
Mississauga
CANADA
Manufacturer
Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc.
Towson
Maryland
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the drill and contact DEWALT for a free inspection and repair.

For more information, consumers may contact DEWALT by telephone toll-free at 1-855-752-5259 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday, by email or online.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.