Kidde is recalling 452,000 Kidde "Dual Sensor" smoke alarms due to a risk of consumers not being alerted to a fire in their home.
According to a release, a protective yellow cap was left on during the manufacturing process that can cover one of the two smoke sensors affecting the alarm's ability to detect smoke.
Models PI2010 and PI9010 are being recalled.
"We're asking people to think about where their smoke alarm is placed, and whether they need at least one more in their home to ensure they have the time to get out, stay out and call 999". Both have date codes of 2016 Sep.
Those with these affected smoke alarms to urged to remove them and visually inspect them for the presence of the aforementioned yellow cap.