"Kiddie" fire extinguisher recalled after one death and 16 injuries

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Also, the nozzle can come off with enough force to pose an injury hazard.

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They were sold at Menards, Montgomery Ward, Sears, Home Depot, Wal-Mart and other home and hardware stores, as well as on Amazon.com, ShopKidde.com and assorted online retailers.

The recall involves two styles of Kidde fire extinguishers: Plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers.

Kidde says the fire extinguishers can become clogged and require extra force to discharge, or fail to activate completely.

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Rosko's family later received a settlement from Kidde, according to the company.

More than 40 million fire extinguishers in the USA and Canada because they might not work in an emergency. A massive recall has been issued for fire extinguishers that might not work during an emergency. You can also go to www.kidde.com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information. No injuries had resulted from those malfunctions at the time of the recalls.

If you have questions on the recall, you can contact Kidde toll-free at 855-271-0773 from 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday or 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The new extinguishers contain metal parts instead of plastic. No proof of purchase is required, however, a model number, year of manufacture, and the unit's date code and serial number must be provided.

The CPSC's recall includes 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers, including models previously recalled in March 2009 and February 2015.

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