Kidde recalls thousands of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

Approximately 226,000 Kidde smoke detectors and combination smoke detectors/carbon monoxide alarms have been recalled because they may fail to alert people to a fire. 

The U.S. Consumer Production Safety Commission announced the recall on May 6. 

The name of the smoke detector is Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms sold at Walmart, Home Depot, Menards, and other department, home and hardware stores and electrical distributors nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, ShopKidde.com and other online retailers from May 2019 through September 2020 for between $10 and $70.

"Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement alarm. Consumers should keep using the recalled alarms until they install replacement alarms." 

No incidents or injuries have been reported. 

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