Kidde Recalls Nearly 500,000 Smoke Detectors Over Fire Alert Concerns

March 21, 2018 - 7:04 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Kidde has recalled nearly half a million smoke dual-sensor alarms.

A yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the two smoke sensors compromising their ability to alert consumers to a fire.

The products being recalled are the Kidde dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms – models PI2010 and PI9010.

About 452,000 of the smoke detectors were sold in the U.S. and about 40,000 were sold in Canada.

Click here for more information on the recall.

If you have questions, call Kidde toll-free at 833-551-7739 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, from 9 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, or online at and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.