Smoke Alarms Recalled For Failing To Alert People Of A Fire

Bethesda, MD - Nearly a quarter of a million smoke detectors are being recalled because they may fail to alert people of a fire.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall. It affects Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms that were sold at Walmart, Home Depot, Amazon, and other stores between May 2019 and September 2020.

Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement alarm.

The model numbers of those recalled are below:

  • 2040-DSR (Smoke detector)
  • 2050-DS10 (Smoke detector)
  • 2060-ASR (Smoke detector)
  • 2070-VDSCR (Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide alarm)
  • 2070-VASCR (Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide alarm)
  • 2070-VDSR (Smoke detector)
  • 2070-VASR (Smoke detector)

Questions can be directed to Kidde toll-free at 844-796-9972

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