More Than 1 Million Smoke Alarms Recalled Due to Alarm Failure

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Friday, Sep 12, 2014 • Updated at 7:04 AM EDT
Three Kidde smoke alarm models were recalled Thursday due to the possibility of alarm failure following a power outage, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The recall applies to about 1.2 million residential smoke alarms in the US and 112,000 in Canada. No injuries or incidents have been reported.

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The models are the Kidde i12010S with manufacture dates between December 18, 2013, and May 13, 2014; combination smoke/CO alarm il2010SCO with manufacture dates between December 30, 2013 and May 13, 2014; and combination smoke/CO alarm model KN-COSM-IBA with manufacture dates between October 22, 2013 and May 13, 2014.

The smoke alarms are hard-wired into a home’s electric power. Two of the models come with sealed 10-year batteries inside.
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The alarms are round, white, and 5 to 6 inches in diameter, with “Always On” engraved on the front of models with sealed 10-year batteries inside., and are a few of the retailers who sold the alarms, from January 2014 through July 2014 for between $30 and $50.

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Consumers are advised to keep using the recalled alarms until they install replacement alarms.
Consumers can call Kidde at (844) 553-9011 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to request a replacement or go online at and click on “Recalls” for more information.