To whom it may concern:
As you may have heard, one of our suppliers, Kidde, has recalled their fire extinguishers with plastic handles due to failure to discharge and nozzle detachment.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall on November 2, 2017 noting the following: The fire 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.
Rest assured that The Hiller Companies does not currently distribute this fire extinguisher and we continue to take precautionary measures with all of our products to ensure they perform effectively in fire emergencies.
If you are concerned that you or someone you know is in possession of one of the recalled Kidde fire extinguishers, we encourage you to visit the CPSC website for additional details:
We would also like to take this opportunity to share some important reminders about the use and maintenance of fire extinguishers from the Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association. Please click here for more information: http://www.femalifesafety.org/fire-extinguishers.html
Should you determine that you are indeed in possession of one of the recalled Kidde fire extinguishers, please do not hesitate to contact your Hiller representative or call us at 844-41-HILLER.
Patrick Lynch, President/ CEO
The Hiller Companies, Inc.