|Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms|
|By Southern Maryland Volunteers|
|May 10, 2021|
Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire
Name of product: Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Units: About 226,000
This recall involves Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms. The recalled units are Kidde Model Series 2040, 2050, 2060 and 2070 Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide alarms. Only alarms with the TruSense logo or “AMBER=FAULT” printed on the front of the alarm are included in this recall. The model number is printed on the back of the alarm.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement alarm. Consumers should keep using the recalled alarms until they install replacement alarms.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Walmart, Home Depot, Menards and other department, home and hardware stores and electrical distributors nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, ShopKidde.com and other online retailers from May 2019 through September 2020 for between $10 and $70.
Importer(s): Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Company Inc., of Mebane, N.C.
Manufactured In: China