Kidde is recalling some of its fire extinguishers with plastic handles that fail and break off.
The Cortland County Health Department says some of these extinguishers were distributed free to participants in its Healthy Neighborhoods Program. Thanks to Nicole Anjeski at the Health Department for pointing this out.
Call the company’s toll free number to replace yours.
KIDDE FIRE EXTINGUSHER RECALL!
- On November 2, Kidde announced a recall on their Fire Extinguishers with plastic handles due to failure to discharge and nozzle detachment. Kidde recommending that these fire extinguishers need replacement.
- Consumers should contact Kidde through their toll-free number 855-271-0773 from 8:30 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 3 pm Saturday and Sunday, or online at www.kidde.com and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.
Cortland County Note: Participants of the Healthy Neighborhoods Program may have received one of these recalled fire extinguishers. We encourage everyone to look at their fire extinguishers and make sure they are not part of the recall. For more information please contact Nicole Anjeski with the Cortland County Health Department 607-428-5410.