Kidde Smoke & Smoke/CO Alarm Recall [US & Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Kidde Smoke & Combination Smoke/CO Alarm Recall [US & Canada]Kidde recalls approximately 1.3 million Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms due to operational failure hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/Bpd2n; HCSC: http://ht.ly/BpcYL

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Kidde-Recalls-Smoke-and-Combination-SmokeCO-Alarms/

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/41109r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Kidde Residential Smoke Alarm model i12010S with manufacture dates from December 18, 2013 and May 13, 2014 Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm il2010SCO with manufacture dates between December 30, 2013 and May 13, 2014 and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm model KN-COSM-IBA with manufacture date between October 22, 2013 and May 13, 2014.

The Residential Smoke Alarm are hard-wired into a home’s electric power. The il2010S and il2010SCO come with sealed 10 year batteries inside. The KN-COSM-IBA model has a compartment on the front for installation of replaceable AA backup batteries. The alarms are white, round and measure about 5 to 6 inches in diameter.

The brand, “Kidde” is engraved on the front of the alarm. “Kidde”, the model number and manufacture dates are printed on a label on the back of the alarm. “Always On” is also engraved on the front of alarms with sealed 10-year batteries.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the CPSC, the Alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage.

Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement Smoke or Combination Smoke/CO Alarm. Consumers should keep using the recalled Alarms until they install replacement alarms.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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CPSC recall number: 14-275
HCSC ID number: RA-41109
Recalls Direct RIN: 4108-2014
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