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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recall

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2 styles of Kidde brand fire extinguisher have been recalled: plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers.

A replacement program was initiated because certain fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to activate, posing a risk of failure to discharge. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. Kidde is working with customers to obtain all recalled units and provide replacement options. Metal handle/valve fire extinguishers are NOT included in this recall.

If you have a recalled extinguisher, you can call Kidde at (855) 271-0773 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST Monday-Friday (excluding holidays), or between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. during the weekend.

Plastic handle fire extinguishers: The recall involves 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973, and August 15, 2017, including some models that were previously recalled in March 2009 and in February 2015. The extinguishers were sold in red, white and silver, and are either ABC- or BC-rated. Models are as follows:
Plastic handle models produced between January 1, 1973 and October 25, 2015
2A40BC, Gillette TPS-1 1A10BC, Sams SM 340, 6 RAP, Home 10BC, Sanford 1A10BC, 6 TAP, Home 1A10BC, Sanford 2A40BC, Ademco 720 1A10BC, Home 2A40BC, Sanford TPS-1 1A10BC, Ademco 722 2A40BC, Home H-10 10BC, Sanford TPS-1 2A40BC, ADT 3A40BC, Home H-110 1A10BC, Sears 2RPS 5BC, All Purpose 2A40BC, Home H-240 2A-40BC, Sears 58033 10BC, Bicentenial RPS-2 10BC, Honeywell 1A10BC, Sears 58043 1A10BC, Bicentenial TPS-2 1A-10BC, Honeywell TPS-1 1A10BC, Sears 5805 2A40BC, Costco 340, J.L. 2A40BC, Sears 958034, FA, 340HD, J.L. TPS-1 2A40BC, Sears 958044, FA240HD, Kadet 2RPS-1 5BC, Sears 958054, FC 340Z, Kidde 10BC, Sears 958075, FC Super, Kidde 1A10BC, Sears RPS-1 10BC, FC210R-C8S, Kidde 2A40BC, Sears TPS-1 1A10BC, Fire Away 10BC Spanish, Kidde 40BC, Sears TPS-1 2A40BC, Fire Away 1A10BC Spanish, Kidde RPS-1 10BC, Traveler 10BC, Fire Away 2A40BC, Spanish, Kidde RPS-1 40BC, Traveler 1A10BC, Fireaway 10 (F-10), Kidde TPS-1 1A10BC, Traveler 2A40BC, Fireaway 10BC, Kidde TPS-1 2A40BC, Traveler T-10 10BC, Fireaway 110 (F-110), KX 2-1/2 TCZ, Traveler T-110 1A10BC, Fireaway 1A10BC, Mariner 10BC, Traveler T-240 2A40BC, Fireaway 240 (F-240), Mariner 1A10BC, Volunteer 1A10BC, Fireaway 2A40BC, Mariner 2A40BC, Volunteer TPS-V 1A10BC, Force 9 2A40BC, Mariner M-10 10BC, XL 2.5 TCZ, FS 340Z, Mariner M-110 1A10BC, XL 2.5 TCZ-3, Fuller 420 1A10BC, Mariner M-240 2A40BC, XL 2.5 TCZ-4, Fuller Brush 420 1A10BC, Master Protection 2A40BC, XL 2.75 RZ, FX210, Montgomery Ward 10BC, XL 2.75 RZ-3, FX210R, Montgomery Ward 1A-10BC, XL 2-3/4 RZ, FX210W, Montgomery Ward 8627 1A10BC, XL 340HD, FX340GW, Montgomery Ward 8637 10BC, XL 4 TXZ, FX340GW-2, Quell 10BC, XL 5 PK, FX340H, Quell 1A10BC, XL 5 TCZ, FX340SC, Quell RPS-1 10BC, XL 5 TCZ-1, FX340SC-2, Quell TPS-1 1A10BC, XL 5MR, Gillette 1A10BC, Quell ZRPS 5BC, XL 6 RZ


Plastic handle models with date codes between January 2, 2012 and August 15, 2017
AUTO FX5 II-1, FC5, M10G, FA10G, FS10, M10GM, FA10T, FS110, M110G, FA110G, FS5, M110GM, FA5-1, FX10K, M5G, FA5G, FX5 II, M5GM, FC10, H110G, RESSP, FC110, H5G

Push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers: The recall involves eight models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured from August 11, 1995, through September 22, 2017. The no-gauge push button extinguishers were sold in white and red and with a red or black nozzle. These
models were sold primarily for kitchen and personal water craft applications. Models are as follows:

KK2, M5PM, 100D, AUTO 5FX, 210D, AUTO 5FX-1, M5P, FF 210D-1

For further information, please visit www.kidde.com or call (855) 271-0773.


Additional info available on the Kidde website
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