Fire Extinguisher Recall

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Most jurisdictions require STRs to have fire extinguishers installed/provided. I just had an inspection and the fire inspector noted that my extinguishers were all part of a recall from Kidde. I doubt I am the only one that has these so thought I would share the recall info.

"November 2, 2017 - In conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kidde announced a recall to replace certain Kidde fire extinguishers. The replacement program was initiated because certain fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to activate, posing a risk of failure to discharge. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. The product recall involves two styles of Kidde disposable fire extinguishers: plastic handle fire extinguishers and plastic push-button fire extinguishers."

We had a couple of those, pretty annoying but we swapped them out.  I hadn't gotten around to doing anything about a refund so this was a good reminder, thanks!

I have to say, mine were 8 years old and they swapped them for new. A bit of trouble but saved me about $300 as they would soon be due for replacement. Plus the savings of not having them serviced this year.