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1.2 Million Smoke & Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Recalled

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If you're home is armed with a Kidde smoke or combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarm detector, be aware there's been a recall on certain models. The recall affects approximately 1.2 million units.

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced on Thursday that approximately 1.2 million Kidde residential smoke alarms and combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are being recalled for alarm failure.

CPSC indicated the products could fail to alarm when there is a fire or carbon monoxide incident following a power outage.

The products under recall are hard-wired models sold in the United States. There were also an additional 112,000 sold in Canada, according to the recall notice.

Models under recall are all white and round, measuring about 5 to 6 inches in diameter. Models include:

  • Kidde residential smoke alarm model i12010S with manufacture dates between December 18, 2013 and May 13, 2014 (comes with sealed 10 year batteries inside)
     
  • Kidde combination smoke/CO alarm il2010SCO with manufacture dates between December 30, 2013 and May 13, 2014 (comes with sealed 10 year batteries inside)
     
  • Kidde combination smoke/CO model KN-COSM-IBA with manufacture date between October 22, 2013 and May 13, 2014 (comes with front compartment for replaceable AA backup batteries)

No incidents or injuries have been reported, but all consumers are asked to immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement smoke or combination smoke/CO alarm at (844) 553-9011 or online at www.kidde.com and click on Recalls for more information.

The products were sold from January 2014 to July 2014 at major retailers, including Home Depot, and online at Amazon.com, HomeDepot.com and shopkidde.com.

[Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission]

Photo via CPSC.