Massive Fire Extinguisher Recall Announced
The rule of thumb when day light savings time hits is to check your smoke and carbon monoxide detector batteries right after you adjust your clocks. This weekend however, you need to add checking your fire extinguisher to the to-do list. Over 40 million Kidde fire extinguishers were recalled yesterday, and it's likely that you have one in your home right now.
According to CNN;
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of more than 40 million Kidde disposable fire extinguishers Thursday, saying they may malfunction during an emergency.The faulty extinguishers are equipped with plastic handles and push-buttons and can become clogged. Their nozzles also may detach with enough force "to pose an impact hazard," the CPSC said.