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Office of Fire Prevention and Control Battery Safety Bulletin

NYS OFPC has published a lithium-ion battery safety bulletin regarding selection, storage and charging of these common batteries. Please review below:

Battery Safety Bulletin

Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Alarms Due to Risk of Failure Alert

Hazard: The smoke alarm and the combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarm can fail to alert consumers to a fire. Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement alarm.  Consumers should keep using the recalled alarms until they install replacement alarms. For More Info: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Kidde-Recalls-TruSense-Smoke-and-Combination-Smoke-Carbon-Monoxide-Alarms-Due-to-Risk-of-Failure-to-Alert-Consumers-to-a-Fire