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Kidde voluntarily recalls certain fire extinguishers
What products are affected?
Kidde has recalled two styles of Kidde-branded fire extinguishers: Certain Plastic Handle Fire Extinguishers and Push-Button Pindicator Fire Extinguishers. Approximately 4,958 Plastic Handle Fire Extinguishers and 522 Push-Button Pindicator Fire Extinguishers distributed throughout Hong Kong are affected.
- Plastic Handle Fire Extinguishers produced between January 1, 1973 and October 25, 2015, with model numbers FX210R, X340SC-2, FX340GW-2, XL5TCZ and XL 2-1/2 TCZ-3.
- Plastic Handle Fire Extinguishers produced between January 2, 2012 and August 15, 2017, with model numbers H110G, FA110G, M110G, FC110, FS110 and M110GM.
- Push-Button Pindicator Fire Extinguishers produced between August 11, 1995 and September 22, 2017, with model numbers KK2, 100D, M5PM, AUTO 5FX and M5P.
No other Kidde products are affected by this recall.
Description of the products:
Plastic Handle Fire Extinguishers: The recall involves 11 models of Kidde-branded disposable residential fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017. The extinguishers have a black plastic Zytel nylon valve and were available in varying sizes. They are red, white or silver in color, and are either ABC- or BC-rated, featuring straight handles, as shown below.
|Plastic Handle Fire Extinguishers|||
|Manufactured Between January 1, 1973 and October 25, 2015|||
|XL 2-1/2 TCZ-3|||
|Plastic Handle Fire Extinguishers|||||
|Manufactured Between January 2, 2012 and August 15, 2017|||||
|Push-Button Pindicator Fire Extinguishers|||||
|Manufactured Between August 11, 1995 and September 22, 2017|||||
Consumers with affected models should immediately contact Kidde at 800-906-131, Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Please note the Kidde recall hotline is closed on weekends and public holidays. You may also email Kidde at KiddeAsiaRecall@stericycle.com.
Source: Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc. (http://www.kidde-china.com/kidde-pfx-recall-notification)