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Recalled: Kidde dual-sensor smoke alarms, models PI2010 & PI9010

Major smoke alarm maker Kidde has issued a recall for nearly 500k dual-sensor smoke detectors in the U.S. and Canada because a manufacturing malfunction can compromise the devices’ ability to detect smoke.  According to Consumer Reports, a yellow cap that was left on during manufacturing that can cover one of the two smoke sensors, posing a risk of people not being alerted to a fire in their home.  The recalled detectors, the PI2010 and PI9010, are dual-sensor that use photoelectric & ionization technology to detect both smoldering and fast-moving fires.

Kidde has established a toll-free number (833-551-7739) which is available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. on Saturday & Sunday.  More information can also be found at www.kidde.com, then click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.

Recalled models: Kidde dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms, models PI2010 and PI9010

Click here to read the full story on Consumer Reports.

Click here to read the recall on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Click here to read more at Kidde.

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