Kidde Recalls Disposable Plastic Fire Extinguishers Due to Failure to Discharge

There has been a recall on Kidde Fire Extinguishers. This recall involves two styles of Kidde fire extinguishers: plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers. Read press release below for impacted extinguishers.

We have NEVER SOLD this brand of extinguishers due to these concerns, but wanted to bring this important information to your attention: Bring your recalled Kidde Fire Extinguisher in to Fire & Safety and get up to $5.00 off on a new Amerex extinguisher.

Plastic handle fire extinguishers: The recall involves 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017, including models that were previously recalled in March 2009 and February 2015. The extinguishers were sold in red, white and silver, and are either ABC- or BC-rated. The model number is printed on the fire extinguisher label. For units produced in 2007 and beyond, the date of manufacture is a 10-digit date code printed on the side of the cylinder, near the bottom. Digits five through nine represent the day and year of manufacture in DDDYY format. Date codes for recalled models manufactured from January 2, 2012 through August 15, 2017 are 00212 through 22717. For units produced before 2007, a date code is not printed on the fire extinguisher.

Learn more at the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.