CPSC Conducting Fire Extinguisher Recall
By Member Bryan Healy
November 15, 2017

Name of product:
Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles

The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard.


Recall date:
November 2, 2017

Recall number:

Information on specific model numbers being recalled can be found here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Kidde-Recalls-Fire-Extinguishers-with-Plastic%20Handles-Due-to-Failure-to-Discharge-and-Nozzle-Detachment-One-Death-Reported

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