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Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers

Post Date:11/02/2017 12:04 PM

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment:  One Death Reported

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Name of product:  Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles

Hazard:  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.

Remedy:  Replace

Recall date:  November 2, 2017

Recall number:  18-022

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Kidde-Recalls-Fire-Extinguishers-with-Plastic%20Handles-Due-to-Failure-to-Discharge-and-Nozzle-Detachment-One-Death-Reported

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fire-extinguisher-recall-kidde-nearly-40-million/

Consumer Contact:
Kidde toll-free at 855-271-0773 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, or online at www.kidde.com and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.

 

 

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