Note: HHSC is forwarding this recall that was issued in November by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Kidde.
In cooperation with authorities, Kidde is recalling certain disposable fire extinguishers with plastic handles. These extinguishers may 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. The recall was issued on Nov. 2, 2017.
Providers should compare their fire extinguishers to the lists found on the following webpages and follow the replacement steps:
Call 855-271-0773 if you have questions about the recall.