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Kidde Recalls Smoke and Combination SmokeCO Alarms

  • Model i12010S
  • Model i12010SCO
  • Model KN-COSM-IBA
Name of Product:
Kidde hard-wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms
Hazard:
The alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
September 11, 2014
Units:
About 1.2 million in the United States and about 112,000 in Canada
Consumer Contact

Kidde toll-free at (844) 553-9011 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.kidde.com and click on Recalls for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Kidde residential smoke alarm model i12010S with manufacture dates between December 18, 2013 and May 13, 2014, combination smoke/CO alarm i12010SCO with manufacture dates between December 30, 2013 and May 13, 2014, and combination smoke/CO alarm model KN-COSM-IBA with manufacture date between October 22, 2013 and May 13, 2014. They are hard-wired into a home's electric power. The i12010S and i12010SCO come with sealed 10 year batteries inside. The KN-COSM-IBA model has a compartment on the front for installation of replaceable AA backup batteries. The alarms are white, round and measure about 5 to 6 inches in diameter. Kidde is engraved on the front of the alarm. Kidde, the model number and manufacture dates are printed on a label on the back of the alarm. "Always On" is also engraved on the front of alarms with sealed 10-year batteries.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement smoke or combination smoke/CO alarm. Consumers should keep using the recalled alarms until they install replacement alarms.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

CED, City Electric Supply, HD Supply, Home Depot, Menards Inc. and other retailers, electrical distributors and online at Amazon.com, HomeDepot.com and shopkidde.com from January 2014 through July 2014 for between $30 and $50.

Importer:

Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc., of Mebane, N.C.

Importer

Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc., of Mebane, N.C.

Manufactured In:
China
Distributor

Fyrnetics Ltd. of Hong Kong

Recall number:
14-275
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