Recalled: 1.2 million smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

Posted at 4:37 AM, Sep 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-12 04:51:44-04

BETHESDA, Md. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of more than a million certain kinds of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, because they fail to sound an alarm following a power outage.

Below is the information on this recall.

Kidde hard-wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms — The alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage.  The recall involves about 1.2 million units in the United States and about 112,000 in Canada.  No injuries have been reported.  They were sold at many national retail outlets.  Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement smoke or combination smoke/CO alarm.

Models impacted: 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.

Call Kidde toll-free at (844) 553-9011 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.  Consumers should keep using the recalled alarms until they install replacement alarms.  Click here for additional information on this recall.