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Pickering Fire Services warns of Residential Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Recall

Posted on Tuesday September 30, 2014

Affected Products
This recall involves Kidde branded AC/DC powered residential smoke alarms and combination smoke/CO alarms, models KN-COSM-IBACA, i12010S-CO-CA and i12010S-CA.

Product description
These alarms are white, round, and approximately 5 to 6 inches in diameter, with an engraved Kidde logo on the front. They are AC/DC powered and capable of hardwired interconnect.

Labels indicating the model number and date code are located on the back of the device. The date code consists of the year of manufacture, the month of manufacture and the day of manufacture in the YYYY Month XX format.

Time period sold
Model KN-COSM-IBACA was sold between January 2, 2014 and May 13, 2014. Models i12010S-CO-CA and i12010SCA were sold between April 17, 2014 and May 13, 2014.

What you should do
Customers should immediately check the model number and date code on their smoke alarms or combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to determine if any of their devices are included in the recall.  If so, they should contact Kidde Canada toll-free at 1-888-784-2323 between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday regarding a free replacement smoke or combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarm. Consumers should not take the alarm out of service until they receive a replacement.

Please visit Health Canada for more information, or contact Pickering Fire Prevention for assistance with supplying and/or testing your home smoke alarms at 905.839.9968.