RECALL: 1.2 million smoke and combination smoke/CO alarms could fail
MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Kidde has announced a voluntary recall of 1.2 million smoke and combination smoke/CO alarms that could fail to alert consumers of a fire or CO incident following a power outage.
This recall involves Kidde residential smoke alarm model i12010S with manufacture dates between December 18, 2013 and May 13, 2014, combination smoke/CO alarm il2010SCO with manufacture dates between December 30, 2013 and May 13, 2014, and combination smoke/CO alarm model KN-COSM-IBA with manufacture date between October 22, 2013 and May 13, 2014.
Each of the alarms are hard-wired into a home’s electric power.
The il2010S and il2010SCO come with sealed 10-year batteries inside. The KN-COSM-IBA model has a compartment on the front for installation of replaceable AA backup batteries. The alarms are white, round and measure about 5 to 6 inches in diameter. Kidde is engraved on the front of the alarm. Kidde, the model number and manufacture dates are printed on a label on the back of the alarm. “Always On” is also engraved on the front of alarms with sealed 10-year batteries.
There have been no reports of injury as a result of this issue.
If you have more questions, you're encouraged to call Kidde toll-free at 844-553-9011 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit kidde.com.