Kidde Issues Recall on 40M Fire Extinguishers

Originally published by the following source: Bankers InsuranceNovember 22, 2017

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On November 2, 2017, Kidde, a producer of commonly-used fire extinguishers, recalled nearly 40 million of these devices because they may not function in the event of an emergency. This recall includes two styles: plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button fire extinguishers.

Please check your home and workplace to see if you have been affected by this Kidde fire extinguisher recall. If so, we encourage you to contact Kidde immediately to request a free replacement fire extinguisher and information on how to return the recalled item.

To determine if you have an affected model, view the following fire extinguisher ID guides:

Full instructions can be found at the Kidde Product Safety Recall, or by contacting Kidde directly:

Consumer Contact Information:
Kidde toll-free: (855) 271-0773
8:30 A.M. and 5 P.M. ET, Monday-Friday
9 A.M. and 3 P.M. ET, Saturday and Sunday

For more information, visit the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.