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Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Hazard:

The smoke alarm and the combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarm can fail to alert consumers to a fire.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
May 6, 2021
Units:

About 226,000

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms.  The recalled units are Kidde Model Series 2040, 2050, 2060 and 2070 Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide alarms.  Only alarms with the TruSense logo or “AMBER=FAULT” printed on the front of the alarm are included in this recall.  The model number is printed on the back of the alarm.

Model Alarm Type
2040-DSR Smoke
2050-DS10 Smoke
2060-ASR Smoke
2070-VDSCR Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide
2070-VASCR Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide
2070-VDSR Smoke
2070-VASR Smoke
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement alarm.  Consumers should keep using the recalled alarms until they install replacement alarms.

Incidents/Injuries:

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Walmart, Home Depot, Menards and other department, home and hardware stores and electrical distributors nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, ShopKidde.com and other online retailers from May 2019 through September 2020 for between $10 and $70.

Importer(s):

Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Company Inc., of Mebane, N.C.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
21-130
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