RECALL OF KIDDE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS WITH PLASTIC HANDLES

Due to failure to discharge and nozzle detachment. 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 and impact hazard. One death reported. Consumers should immediately contact Kidde to request a free replacement fire extinguisher and for instructions on returning the recalled unit, as it may not work properly in a fire emergency.

Please see attached press release for complete details.

 

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