The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled several models of Kidde-brand Trucense smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors sold in 2019 and 2020. Government agencies. Alarms can fail to alert people if they catch fire which is like the whole point of the device.
No injuries were reported due to smoke alarms on CPSC notes there, but Kiddy failed to say how the devices were discovered to be faulty. Kid Day did not respond to a request for comment Friday morning.
Smoking alarms were sold at Walmart, Home Depot, Maynards, and numerous other stores across the United States. From May 2019 to September 2020, the alarms were also sold on Amazon, ShopKide.com, and other online stores.
Seven Below are model numbers for recalling smoke alarms.
- 2040-DSR – Smoke
- 2050-DS10 – Smoke
- 2060-ASR – Smoke
- 2070-VDSCR – Combination smoke / carbon monoxide
- 2070-VASCR – Combination smoke / carbon monoxide
- 2070-VDSR – Smoke
- 2070-VASR – Smoke
Customers can register for a replacement smoke alarm or carbon monoxide detector Kidd website. Photos from the site require proof to upload close-up photos of your home smoke detector as well as model numbers.