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Kidde Announces Recall of Hardwired Combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms
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By Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno
November 11, 2016

The Consumer Products Safety Commission along with Kidde announced the below recall. If you have smoke alarms that are affected please follow the steps listed on the CPSC and Kidde websites (Both linked below) to get your alarms replaced:

Recall Notice:

Units:
About 3.6 million (in addition 1.5 million were sold in Canada)
Description:

This recall involves Kidde NightHawk talking combo smoke/CO alarm with model number KN-COSM-IB and manufacture dates between June 1, 2004 and December 31, 2010. The alarms are hard-wired into a home’s electric power. The unit has a compartment on the back for the installation of a replaceable 9V backup battery. The alarm is white, round and measures 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 on the alarm.

Incidents/Injuries:

Kidde has received eight reports of incidents with the recalled alarms. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled alarms and contact Kidde directly for a free replacement alarm based on date of manufacture or a discount on a new alarm.

Sold At:

Electrical distributors and home centers nationwide and online at Amazon.com from June 2004 through December 2010 for between $40 and $65.

Importer(s):

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

Manufactured In:
China

Hyperlinks: CPSC Website
Kidde Website
 
 
 

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