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Here’s the full list of the 142 fire extinguisher models being recalled

AKidde plastic handle fire extinguisher. More than 40 million fire extinguishers in the US and Canada are being recalled by Kidde because they might not work.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission via AP
A Kidde plastic handle fire extinguisher. More than 40 million fire extinguishers in the US and Canada are being recalled by Kidde because they might not work.

A massive recall was issued Thursday of 37.8 million fire extinguishers sold across the United States and an additional 2.7 million sold in Canada because they have repeatedly fail to work properly, if at all.

Kidde, the manufacturer, said it was aware of one death related to the extinguishers. That occurred in 2014 when emergency responders could not get the extinguishers to work at the scene of a blazing car crash.

The company said it was aware of 391 cases in which the extinguishers were reported to have failed to activate, activated only in a limited capacity, or had the nozzle detach. The extinguishers have been involved in 91 reports of property damage and more than a dozen reported injuries, including minor burns and smoke inhalation.

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The 142 different models of extinguishers “can 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,” according to an announcement from the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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The various models, which feature either plastic handles or push-buttons, were manufactured between Jan. 1, 1973 and Aug. 15, 2017. Some models were recalled previously in March 2009 and Feb. 2015, the announcement said.

The extinguishers were sold at stores nationwide, including major retailers such as Amazon, Walmart, The Home Depot, Sears, Menards, and Montgomery Ward, often for between $12 and $50. Some extinguishers were sold with commercial trucks, recreational vehicles, and personal watercraft and boats.

“Consumers should immediately contact Kidde to request a free replacement fire extinguisher and for instructions on returning the recalled unit, as it may not work properly in a fire emergency,” the commission’s announcement said.

Check out the list below to see if any fire extinguishers in your home, office, or elsewhere are part of the recall.

Fire extinguishers being recalled Note for plastic-handle extinguishers: The extinguishers were sold in red, white and silver, and are either ABC- or BC-rated. The model number is printed on the fire extinguisher label. For units produced in 2007 and beyond, the date of manufacture is a 10-digit date code printed on the side of the cylinder, near the bottom. Digits five through nine represent the day and year of manufacture in DDDYY format. Date codes for recalled models manufactured from January 2, 2012 through August 15, 2017 are 00212 through 22717. For units produced before 2007, a date code is not printed on the fire extinguisher.

Note for push-button Pindicator extinguishers: The no-gauge push-button extinguishers were sold in red and white, and with a red or black nozzle. These models were sold primarily for kitchen and personal watercraft applications.

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Model Type
100D Push Button Pindicator Models made between  Aug. 11, 1995 & Sept. 22, 2017
210D Push Button Pindicator Models made between  Aug. 11, 1995 & Sept. 22, 2017
2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
6 RAP Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
6 TAP Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Ademco 720 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Ademco 722 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
ADT 3A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
All Purpose 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
AUTO 5FX Push Button Pindicator Models made between  Aug. 11, 1995 & Sept. 22, 2017
AUTO 5FX-1 Push Button Pindicator Models made between  Aug. 11, 1995 & Sept. 22, 2017
AUTO FX5 II-1 Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
Bicentenial RPS-2  10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Bicentenial TPS-2  1A-10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Costco 340 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FA 340HD Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FA10G Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
FA10T Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
FA110G Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
FA240HD Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FA5-1 Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
FA5G Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
FC 340Z Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FC Super Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FC10 Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
FC110 Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
FC210R-C8S Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FC5 Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
FF 210D-1 Push Button Pindicator Models made between  Aug. 11, 1995 & Sept. 22, 2017
Fire Away 10BC Spanish Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Fire Away 1A10BC Spanish Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Fire Away 2A40BC Spanish Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Fireaway 10 (F-10) Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Fireaway 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Fireaway 110 (F-110) Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Fireaway 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Fireaway 240 (F-240) Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Fireaway 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Force 9 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FS 340Z Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FS10 Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
FS110 Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
FS5 Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
Fuller 420  1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Fuller Brush 420 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FX10K Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
FX210 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FX210R Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FX210W Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FX340GW Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FX340GW-2 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FX340H Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FX340SC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FX340SC-2 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
FX5 II Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
Gillette 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Gillette TPS-1 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
H110G Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
H5G Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
Home 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Home 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Home 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Home H-10 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Home H-110 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Home H-240 2A-40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Honeywell 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Honeywell TPS-1 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
J.L. 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
J.L. TPS-1 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Kadet 2RPS-1   5BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Kidde 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Kidde 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Kidde 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Kidde 40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Kidde RPS-1 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Kidde RPS-1 40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Kidde TPS-1 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Kidde TPS-1 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
KK2 Push Button Pindicator Models made between  Aug. 11, 1995 & Sept. 22, 2017
KX 2-1/2 TCZ Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
M10G Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
M10GM Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
M110G Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
M110GM Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
M5G Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
M5GM Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
M5P Push Button Pindicator Models made between  Aug. 11, 1995 & Sept. 22, 2017
M5PM Push Button Pindicator Models made between  Aug. 11, 1995 & Sept. 22, 2017
Mariner 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Mariner 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Mariner 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Mariner M-10  10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Mariner M-110 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Mariner M-240 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Master Protection 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Montgomery Ward 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Montgomery Ward 1A-10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Montgomery Ward 8627 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Montgomery Ward 8637  10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Quell 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Quell 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Quell RPS-1 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Quell TPS-1 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Quell ZRPS  5BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
RESSP Plastic-handle model with date codes between Jan. 2, 2012 & Aug. 15, 2017
Sams SM 340 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sanford 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sanford 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sanford TPS-1 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sanford TPS-1 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sears 2RPS   5BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sears 58033 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sears 58043 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sears 5805  2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sears 958034 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sears 958044 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sears 958054 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sears 958075 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sears RPS-1 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sears TPS-1  1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Sears TPS-1 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Traveler 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Traveler 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Traveler 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Traveler T-10 10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Traveler T-110 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Traveler T-240 2A40BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Volunteer 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
Volunteer TPS-V 1A10BC Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL 2-3/4 RZ Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL 2.5 TCZ Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL 2.5 TCZ-3 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL 2.5 TCZ-4 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL 2.75 RZ Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL 2.75 RZ-3 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL 340HD Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL 4 TXZ Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL 5 PK Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL 5 TCZ Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL 5 TCZ-1 Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL 6 RZ Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
XL5 MR Plastic-handle model made between Jan. 1, 1973 & Oct. 25, 2015
SOURCE: United States Consumer Product Safety Commission

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