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RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguisher

RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguisher

Kidde United Technologies has recalled two styles of fire extinguishers:

  • Plastic handle fire extinguishers

  • Plastic push-button fire extinguishers

 

The recall does not include Kidde Professional or Badger branded fire extinguishers.  Units with metal handles/valve assemblies are not included in the recall.  Complete details, including models, year productions as well as how to get a replacement if you have any of the recalled units can be seen here:

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Kidde-Recalls-Fire-Extinguishers-with-Plastic%20Handles-Due-to-Failure-to-Discharge-and-Nozzle-Detachment-One-Death-Reported

 

Please note that this recall impacts models sold over a long period of time as well as from several major retailers.  Also note, these fire extinguishers were not only sold for use at home/office, but also sold with commercial trucks, recreational vehicles, personal watercraft and boats.