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Smoke Detector Recall

A smoke detector recall was announced by the consumer product safety commission. The recall  concerns about 500,000 Kidde dual sensor smoke alarms due to possible failure to alert properly. Check to see what you have and replace any of the covered units ASAP.

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/kidde-recalls-dual-sensor-smoke-alarms-due-to-risk-of-failure-to-alert-consumers-to-a#

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Smoke detector recall

Product Name:

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

Hazard Cause:

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:

Check, ID and replace

Recall date:

March 21, 2018

Units:

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

Description:

This recall involves models PI2010 and PI9010 of Kidde dual sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms. “KIDDE” is printed on the front center of the smoke alarm. The model number and date code are printed on the back of the alarm.

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