Kidde recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms

INDIANA – Kidde is recalling approximately 226,000 TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms due to the risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire.

This recall involves Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms.  The recalled units are Kidde Model Series 2040, 2050, 2060, and 2070 Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide alarms.  Only alarms with the TruSense logo or “AMBER=FAULT” printed on the front of the alarm are included in this recall.  The model number is printed on the back of the alarm.

The alarms were sold at Walmart, Home Depot, Menards, and other department stores, home and hardware stores, and electrical distributors nationwide, and online at,, and other online retailers from May 2019 through September 2020 for between $10 and $70.

ModelAlarm Type
2070-VDSCRCombination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide
2070-VASCRCombination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide

Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement alarm.  Consumers should keep using the recalled alarms until they install replacement alarms.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.