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ESL, Interlogix Hard-Wired Smoke Alarms Recalled Due to Failure to Alert Consumers of a Fire

Date: 
August 13, 2014
Brand: 
Fyrnetics Limited of Hong Kong, China.
Sold At: 

Alarm system, security equipment and electrical equipment contractors, dealers and installers for use in fire alarm systems for commercial buildings, hotels/motels, apartments, dormitories and homes from March 2013 to February 2014. The cost of the individual detectors varies between $30 and $50. The cost of the integrated alarm or security systems varies greatly.

Problem:

Radio frequency interference can cause the smoke detectors to fail to alert consumers of a fire.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 141,000 in U.S. and 13,000 in Canada
If You Own This Product: 

Customers should immediately contact their security or fire system provider to determine if any of their units are included in the recall. If so, they will receive free replacement and free installation of new smoke detectors. Consumers should not take the alarms out of service until the replacement alarm has been installed. Only professional installers should remove and replace these units.

Consumer Contact: 

Edwards at (800) 655-4497 select option 5, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.edwardsfiresafety.com and click on Contact Us. Interlogix toll-free at (855) 286-8889 select option 2, from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.interlogix.com and click on Customer Service for more information.

Incidents/Injuries: 

None.

Manufactured In: 
China

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