Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment

One Death Reported

Consumer Contact:

Kidde toll-free at 855-271-0773 from 8:30 am to 5 pm ET Monday through Friday, 9 am to 3 pm ET Saturday and Sunday, or online at and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.

Or, the Consumer Product Safety Commission at this URL for full details:

Name of product:

Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles


The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard.



Recall date:

November 2, 2017

Recall number: