RECALL NOTICE – Kidde Brand Fire Extinguishers

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Recall Summary:

Name of Product:  Kidde or Garrison brand, black plastic Zytel® nylon valve disposable fire extinguishers, manufactured between August 2013 and November 2014.  The affected fire extinguishers are white or red in colour and are either ABC or BC-rated.  The Kidde or Garrison logo and serial number are located on the nameplate.  the date code is an ink jet 10-digit number stamped on the side of the cylinder near the bottom.  Digits 5-9 of this number convey the day and year of manufacture.  Affected units will have the following five digits in a date code:

2013 – XXXX20413X through XXXX36513X

2014 – XXXX00114X through XXXX28814X

The models are as follow:

Description                     Model Number                                                      UPC Code

Kidde 1A ABC                E110, FULL HOME 110                                       47871662968

Kidde 1A 10BCW          E110, FULL HOME 110                                       47871661497

Kidde 2A 10BC              FX210                                                                     47871071708

Garrison 2A 10BC        46-0066-6                                                              47871074044

Garrison 5BC                46-0092-2                                                              47871074020

Kidde 5BC                     E5, M5C, BC5GD                                                  47871662944

Kidde 5BCW                 E5, M5C, BC5GD                                                   47871661787

Kidde 10BC                   ELITE 10, ELITE 10                                             47871662951

Kidde FC110                 E110, FULL HOME 110                                        47871680290

Hazard:  Kidde has identified a quality issue with black plastic Zytel® nylon valve disposable fire extinguishers.  In a small number of instances, Kidde found that supplier built a component that is out of specification.  When the lever is pressed and released multiple times, the extinguisher may fail to fully discharge as designed.

Remedy:  Replace unit.

If you believe you may have one of these fire extinguishers, please contact Kidde Canada at 1-844-833-6394 (8am – 5pm) Mon – Fri or visit “Safety Notice”.