A yellow cap on the inside of the smoke alarm
Name of product:Kidde dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms – models PI2010 and PI9010Hazard:
A yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors and compromise the smoke alarm’s ability to detect smoke, posing a risk of consumers not being alerted to a fire in their home.
Recall date:March 21, 2018
Units:About 452,000 in the U.S. (In addition, about 40,000 were sold in Canada.)
Kidde toll-free at 833-551-7739 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, or online at www.kidde.com and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.