Safety Notices and Recalls

Name of product:
Kidde dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms – models PI2010 and PI9010

Hazard:
A yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors and compromise the smoke alarm’s ability to detect smoke, posing a risk of consumers not being alerted to a fire in their home.

Remedy:
Replace

Recall date:

March 21, 2018

Units:
About 452,000 in the U.S. (In addition, about 40,000 were sold in Canada.)


Name of product:
Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles

Hazard:
The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard.

Remedy:
Replace

Recall date:
November 2, 2017

Recall number:
18-022


Name of product:
Vornado Air Electric Space Heaters

Hazard:
The heater can overheat and cause the units to melt, catch fire and ignite nearby items, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Replace

Recall date:
August 14, 2014

Recall number:
14-256

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