Kidde recalls 1.3 million smoke alarms because of alarm failure

WASHINGTON Thu Sep 11, 2014 9:59pm BST

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc is actually recalling with regards to 1.3 million smoke alarms as well as combination smoke along with carbon monoxide alarms simply because they can fail following any energy outage, the Consumer Item Safety Commission said on Thursday.

The recall through the Mebane, North Carolina, business involves concerning 1.2 million alarms within the Usa and also about 112,000 inside Canada, the particular commission mentioned in the statement.

Three models regarding smoke as well as of combination smoke along with carbon monoxide alarms which are hard-wired in for you to a home's electrical system are increasingly being recalled, it said. Your alarms were made in China.

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No incidents or perhaps injuries are already reported. These People had been sold at retailers an internet-based via January via July pertaining to in between $30 as well as $50.

(Reporting by simply Ian Simpson; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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