|Kiddie Fire Extingushers Recall.|
|By EMS Chief Scott Thornton|
|February 14, 2015|
Kidde is recalling 31 models of plastic disposable fire extinguishers, approximately 4.7 million units in the United States and Canada. The fire extingushers have a faulty valve component and may not discharge.
Recall Date: February 12, 2015/ 6 a.m.
Remedy: Replace Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher.Consumer Contact: Kidde toll-free at (855) 283-7991 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.kidde.com and click on Safety Notice for more information. Recall Details Units: About 4.6 million units in the U.S. and 175,000 in Canada.
Description: This recall involves 31 models of Kidde disposable fire extinguishers with Zytel® black plastic valves. The recalled extinguishers are red, white or silver and are either ABC or BC rated. The ratings can be found to the right of the nameplate. Manufacture dates included in the recall are July 23, 2013 through October 15, 2014. A 10-digit date code is stamped on the side of