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RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers #4563593
11/04/17 04:43 AM
11/04/17 04:43 AM
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Missouri
chiefsfan1 Offline OP
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Kidde announced a massive recall of their fire Extinguishers November 2. Some dating back to 1973!!!!
http://www.kidde.com/home-safety/en/us/
Also Canada.
http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/65014r-eng.php

I checked ours and it is on the list.
The form was really easy to fill out. After submitting it I received confirmation that it was on the list and a new one will be shipped in about 20 business days with instructions on returning the defective unit.
Amazing, mine in 23 years old. Thankfully never had to use it.


Last edited by chiefsfan1; 11/04/17 04:44 AM.

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Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563604
11/04/17 05:10 AM
11/04/17 05:10 AM
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Midwest
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Thanks for the heads-up. Just checked my extinguishers - they're First Alerts. Guess I'm OK!

Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563620
11/04/17 05:44 AM
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Appreciate the heads up!

Earlier this year I bought 2 cases of these at work to replace older ones in all our vehicles.

Looks like I'll be busy come Monday morning lol.

Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563629
11/04/17 06:06 AM
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I saw this yesterday. We have two on the list (and three steel handled types). I honestly cannot recall a a RECALL going so deep and far back. Monumental mess up.


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Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563644
11/04/17 07:00 AM
11/04/17 07:00 AM
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New England
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One of mine is affected, the other has a metal handle with "pro" in the model number, which is not affected.

Looks like some combo smoke/CO alarms are affected, as well.


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Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563671
11/04/17 07:46 AM
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chiefsfan1, thanks for posting.

I went to Kidde web-site to confirm (a little confusing)

I just called on phone / Recall Dept working Sat & Sun
Their number is 1-855-271-0773
My extinguisher IS affected.

They took my info and replacement is being sent.

Thanks again.


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Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: MasterSolenoid] #4563686
11/04/17 08:12 AM
11/04/17 08:12 AM
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Missouri
chiefsfan1 Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: MasterSolenoid
chiefsfan1, thanks for posting.

I went to Kidde web-site to confirm (a little confusing)

I just called on phone / Recall Dept working Sat & Sun
Their number is 1-855-271-0773
My extinguisher IS affected.

They took my info and replacement is being sent.

Thanks again.


You are welcome. yes, the site was a bit confusing to confirm the model number. The recall is HUGE.
I need to run to my moms and check hers later today.


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Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563689
11/04/17 08:16 AM
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WI
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Just filled the form out online, thanks for posting!


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Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563693
11/04/17 08:21 AM
11/04/17 08:21 AM
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Michigan
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Michigan
Mine was also affected. Thanks for the heads up.

cheers

Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563704
11/04/17 08:31 AM
11/04/17 08:31 AM
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Lyndhurst NJ
Audios Offline
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Thank you, have an older one at home that was covered. I should check all of the ones at my shop too.


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Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563708
11/04/17 08:32 AM
11/04/17 08:32 AM
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connecticut
CT Rob Offline
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connecticut
Thanks for the heads up.I checked mine and its on the list.Submitted my info and new replacement is on the way.


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Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563760
11/04/17 09:30 AM
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Thought mine was but apparently the clearance one I bought has the metal handle.


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Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563802
11/04/17 10:00 AM
11/04/17 10:00 AM
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Jacksonville, FL
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I really appreciate this post. I wouldn't have known about this if it wasn't for this site. All three of my household extinguishers were affected. My automotive ones are all Halon and obviously weren't affected. Three new extinguishers are on the way from Kiddie using the online form.

Quite an expansive recall, considering Montgomery Ward extinguishers are on the list!

Thanks again for posting.


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Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563912
11/04/17 12:00 PM
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Texas
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Mine was on the list as well. I wonder what the instructions to do with current one will be.

Thank You for posting this.


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Re: RECALL: Kidde Fire Extinguishers [Re: chiefsfan1] #4563918
11/04/17 12:10 PM
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Orlando, FL
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Recall goes back to January 1, 1973

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