Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers, Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

KIDDE FIRE EXTINGUISHER RECALL

Kidde is recalling 37.8 million fire extinguishers with plastic handles due to a potential safety issue. According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, the fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard.

To determine whether or not you have a fire extinguisher affected by this recall please visit their website at www.kidde.com and click on product safety recall. You can also contact them directly at 855-271-0773 (M-F 8:30AM-5PM ET) or (9AM-3PM ET) on the weekend.

KIDDE HARD-WIRED SMOKE AND COMBINATION SMOKE/CARBON MONOXIDE CO ALARMS

Kidde hard-wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms are being recalled due to a failure to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage. See the Consumer Product Safety Commission notice for additional information.