Thursday, March 22, 2018

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarm Due to Potential Safety Risk

Safety Recall Notice

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is reporting about 492,000 Kidde Models PI2010 and PI9010 smoke detectors may not be able to detect smoke, and are being recalled by its manufacturer.

  • Brand Name, Model of Affected Product: Kidde Dual Sensor (Photoelectric and Ionization) Smoke Alarms – Models PI2010 and PI9010
  • Hazard: A yellow protective cap in limited instances may have been left on one of the two smoke sensors in affected products during the manufacturing process, which could compromise the smoke alarms’ ability to detect smoke.
  • Remedy: Replace affected smoke alarms that contain the yellow protective cap.
  • For more info see here or Here

Kidde has issued a recall for models PI2010 and PI9010 due to a manufacturer defect. These models were sold in the USA and Canada and online from September 2016 through January 2018 for about $20 - $40. Model numbers may be found on the back of the units.

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