Kidde Recalls – Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Fail

September 11, 2014

Kidde Recalls – Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Fail

Recall Summary
Name of Product: Kidde hard-wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms.
Hazard: The alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage.
Remedy: Replace Consumer Contact: Kidde recalls toll-free at (844) 553-9011 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on Recalls for more information.

Kidde Recalls Units: About 1.2 million in the United States and about 112,000 in Canada

Description: This involves Kidde recalls 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. They are hard-wired into a home’s electric power. The il2010S and il2010SCO come with sealed 10 year batteries inside. The KN-COSM-IBA model has a compartment on the front for installation of replaceable AA backup batteries.

Kidde Recalls

The alarms are white, round and measure about 5 to 6 inches in diameter. Kidde is engraved on the front of the alarm. Kidde, the model number and manufacture dates are printed on a label on the back of the alarm. “Always On” is also engraved on the front of alarms with sealed 10-year batteries. Incidents/Injuries: None reported Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement smoke or combination smoke/CO alarm.

Consumers should keep using the recalled alarms until they install replacement alarms.

Sold at: CED, City Electric Supply, HD Supply, Home Depot, Menards Inc. and other retailers, electrical distributors and online at, and from January 2014 through July 2014 for between $30 and $50.
Chris Wynans
Fire Prevention Officer
Sproat Lake Fire Dept.
7667 Pacific Rim Hwy
Port Alberni, B.C. V9Y 8Y5
250-724-5465 (home)

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