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.
Kidde dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms – models PI2010 and PI9010
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.
Check, ID and replace
March 21, 2018
About 452,000 units were sold in the U.S. (In addition, about 40,000 were sold in Canada.)
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.