Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall
Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported
Name of Product: Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles
Hazard: 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.
Consumers should immediately contact Kidde to request a free replacement fire extinguisher and
for instructions on returning the recalled unit, as it may not work properly in a fire emergency.
Note: This recall includes fire extinguisher models that were previously recalled in March 2009
and February 2015. Kidde branded fire extinguishers included in these previously announced
recalls should also be replaced. All affected model numbers are listed in the chart below.
Recall information for fire extinguishers used in RVs and motor vehicles can be found at
Consumer Contact: Kidde toll-free at 855-271-0773 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday
through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, or online at www.kidde.com and click
on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.
CPSC Kidde Recall Press Release