Smoke Detector Recalled for Possible Failure to Alarm
About 94,000 Kidde dual sensor smoke alarms, model PI2000, are recalled for possible failure to warn consumers of a fire.
There have been at least two reports of smoke alarm malfunctions involving electrostatic discharge during installation. Though no injuries have been reported, a smoke alarm failure poses serious risk of personal and property damages.
Walter Kidde Portable Equipment of Mebane, N.C. imports Kidde PI200 from China. The recall includes the date codes 2008 Aug. 01 through 2009 May 04. The products were sold nationwide at retail, department, and hardware stores as well as through electrical distributors between August 2008 and May 2009.