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Kidde Recalls Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide/Smoke Alarms

Kidde has announced a recall of about 226,000 smoke alarms and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms.
Kidde, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of fire safety products, has announced a recall of about 226,000 smoke alarms and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms. Depending on the nature of your business, you may have some of these devices throughout your facility. These products may even be found in your own home.

Kidde TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide alarms that were purchased between 2019 and 2020 are included in this recall, which includes seven models of these devices, manufactured between May 15, 2019 and September 25, 2020. These particular products were sold primarily through Home Depot, Walmart, Amazon and Menards.
 
Kidde has provided an online guide to identifying affected models with images that will help you verify whether you have one of the recalled products or not, as well as what to do if you do have a recalled device. You can also visit the US Consumer Product Safety Commission site for more information.
 
Nationwide Loss Control Services has several resources on fire prevention and fire safety, as well as Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at MyLossControlServices.com.  
 
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