The Early Learning Division received notification from the Consumer Product Safety Commission of a recall on widely used Kidde brand fire extinguishers. Please take time to check your fire extinguisher to see if it is part of the recall. Below is the recall summary.
For more details and images of all the models for recalls, please visit the CPSC recall page for the Kidde fire extinguishers.
Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported
Name of product: Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles/push bottoms
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.
Recall Date: November 2, 2017
Recall Number: 18-022
Consumer Contact: Kidde toll-free at 855-271-0773 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, or online at www.kidde.com and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.