Gigantic Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall and One Death Noted

Gigantic Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall and One Death Noted



Do you own a Kidde fire extinguisher? If so, then we have something important to tell you.

The consumer product safety commission has recently announced a recall of Kidde fire extinguishers for failure to discharge and nozzle detachment; this has resulted in one reported death. There have also been 391 reports of failed or limited activation and 16 injuries. If you own a fire extinguisher from this company, read closely to see if you have a faulty model and to learn what you can do about it.

Which Models Have Been Recalled?

This recall involves two types of fire extinguishers. The first one includes 134 models of plastic handle fire extinguishers which were manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017.

Surprisingly, this recall also involves models that have been previously recalled back in March 2009 and February 2015.

The second type of fire extinguisher Kidde has recalled is their push-button pindicator fire extinguishers.

Look below to see what models, as indicated by the Consumer Product Safety Commision, need to be replaced:

What Should You Do?

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