Kidde Recalls Smoke/CO Alarm

Kidde combo unitU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says smoke and CO Alarm manufacturer Kidde has recalled 3.6 million smoke alarms in the United States.

The recall involves the Kidde Night Hawk talking combo smoke/carbon monoxide alarm with model number KN-COSM-IB and manufacture dates between June 1, 2004 and Dec. 31, 2010. 

The alarm can fail to continue to chirp when it reaches its seven year end-of-life, even if the batteries are replaced, leading consumers to believe it is still working. Kidde has received eight reports of incidents with the recalled alarms; no injuries have been reported.

Consumers should Contact: Kidde toll-free at 855-239-0490 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at for more information.