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Smoke Alarm Recall
Thu. Mar 22nd 2018

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Recalled Kidde dual sensor smoke alarm

Location of model number and date code on back of smoke alarm

Location of model number and date code on back of smoke alarm

A yellow cap on the inside of the smoke alarm

A yellow Cap on the inside of the smoke alarm.

Name of product:

Kidde dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms – models PI2010 and PI9010

Hazard:

A yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors and compromise the smoke alarm’s ability to detect smoke, posing a risk of consumers not being alerted to a fire in their home.

Remedy:

Replace

Recall date:

March 21, 2018

Units:

About 452,000 in the U.S. (In addition, about 40,000 were sold in Canada.)

https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Kidde-Recalls-Dual-Sensor-Smoke-Alarms-Due-to-Risk-of-Failure-to-Alert-Consumers-to-a-Fire

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