WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Sure-Signal-Products-Recalls-Heat-Activated-Fire-Alarms/
Name of Product: Heat-activated fire alarm
Hazard: A defective fusible link sensor (fuse) on the fire alarm can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers of a fire.
Consumers should immediately contact Sure Signal Products for free replacement fuses. A video with instructions on how to replace the fuse is available at www.SureSignalProducts.com.
Consumer Contact: Sure Signal Products toll-free at 855-202-3083 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or at www.SureSignalProducts.com and click on CPSC Heat Sensor Recall in the upper right of the page for more information.
Units: About 375,000
Description: This recall involves Sure Signal Products heat-activated fire alarms sold under the following brand names and models: DeTech FST2004H, MasterGuard QR50, Responsive TR70-R and Thermalink QR50. They are white, round and measure about 7 inches in diameter. The alarms have a round fuse at the center. The fuse is white or chrome and about 1.5 inches in diameter, and has a temperature rating of 117°F or 136°F. The alarms were manufactured from January 1, 2004 through July 1, 2015. Date codes are listed in a YYDDD format and range from 04001 through 15182. The alarm's model is printed on a label on the back of the alarm. SSP, the temperature rating and the date code can be found on the back of the fuse.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold at: Fire alarm dealers nationwide from January 2004 through September 2015 for between $300 and $375.
Manufacturer: Sure Signal Products, Inc., of Garden Grove, Calif.
Manufactured in: United States
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