A recall notice was recently issued for Kidde brand fire extinguishers. The company announced a recall of fire extinguishers with a plastic handle due to a failure to properly activate during a fire emergency.
The recall affects 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles and push-button Pindicator extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017.
Affected consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement fire extinguisher. To contact Kidde, call toll-free (855) 271-0773 or visit kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for additional information.
For a list of recalled Kidde fire extinguisher models, visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission website at cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017