The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of more than 375,000 Sure Signal Products heat-activated fire alarms because a defective sensor can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers to a fire.
The CPSC said there have been no reports of injuries.
The recalled are Sure Signal heat-activated fire alarms sold under the brand names and models: DeTech FST2004H, MasterGuard QR50, Responsive TR70-R and Thermalink QR50. They devices 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 in the United States between January 1, 2004 and July 1, 2015. A date code is 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. Consumers can find images of the recalled alarms can be seen on the CPSC web site.
The alarms were sold nationwide by fire alarm dealers from January 2004 through September 2015. The price ranged from $300 to $375.
Consumers should immediately contact Sure Signal Products for free replacement fuses and they can find a video with instructions for replacing the fuse at http://SureSignalProducts.com.
For more information, consumers can call Sure Signal Products toll-free at 855-202-3083 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit http://SureSignalProducts.com and click on CPSC Heat Sensor Recall in the upper right of the page.
The CPSC encourages consumers to report any injuries or incidents involving the Sure Signal alarms to https://www.saferproducts.gov.