Multiple models of the popular Kidde brand smoke detector alarms are being recalled due to a manufacturing problem which caused one of the sensors to remain capped and compromised their ability to properly detect smoke.
U.S. Consumer Protection Agency Announces Recall
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall, which affects nearly a half-million units across the United States and Canada. According to the CPSC, the affected units were sold and distributed through multiple retailers from September 2016 through January 2018. To determine if you have a recalled model, and register for a replacement, check out the recall identification page from Kidde.
Check Your Detectors Regularly
Smoke detecting alarms are extremely important to ensuring the safety of your family and home. Remember to check your smoke detectors often, and replace batteries regularly. Replace any units that are inoperable or damaged.
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