Kidde fire extinguishers recall notice

Kidde fire extinguishers recall notice issued

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Kidde fire extinguishers recall in the UK

Kidde fire extinguishers recall notices have been issued by Kidde Safety Europe following reports of possible failure to discharge, clogging and nozzle detachment.

Alert Fire & Security do not supply Kidde Fire Extinguishers to our customers.

Businesses and consumers that have purchased specific models of Kidde fire extinguishers, have been urged to contact Kidde Safety Europe Ltd direct, so that they can arrange to replace with fire extinguishers that meet the British safety standard.

It has been reported users of Kidde fire extinguishers may have to excert excessive force to use the equipment. Other faults include clogging of content, failure to activate and nozzles becoming detached.

The latest incident comes on the back of another problem in the US in November 2017 where The Independent claimed 40 million of it’s fire extinguishers faced a product recall notice.

 

How To Check If You Are Affected

Kidde have explained how to identify if you have a fire extinguisher that requires recall.

  • All Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles are affected
  • Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles and no pressure gauge are affected
  • Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles and a pressure gauge with part numbers 440162 (model numbers: H110G, FA110G, FC110, FS110, M110G, M110GM) are affected.
  • Kidde fire extinguishers with metal handles are not affected

 

Kidde have issued the following images to explain the affected model numbers to assist users to identify if they have Kidde fire extinguishers requiring a product recall and replacement.

The model numbers are placed in either the bottom right or left of the label.

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Image Source: https://kiddesafetyeuroperecall.com/

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Image Source: https://kiddesafetyeuroperecall.com/

 

If your Kidde fire extinguishers are affected, you should contact Kidde direct via the following methods:

 

Alert Fire and Security do not supply Kidde fire extinguishers. To find out more about changing to our Fire Extinguisher supplies, commissioning, maintenance and servicing, or Fire Risk Assessments and Fire Marshal Training, contact us at Alert Fire and Security, on 0330 056 3551.

We will show you and provide solutions to protect your business from the catastrophic effects of fire or theft and vandalism. Visit our website at www.alertfireandsecurity.co.uk

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About Alert Fire and Security

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They offer a full range of services including monitored & maintained intruder alarm systems, monitored & maintained fire alarm systems, HD CCTV, biometric access control, fire risk assessment, fire marshal training, fire extinguisher servicing and security gated and barrier solutions.

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