Sure Signal Heat-Activated Fire Alarms Recalled
Sure Signal has recalled about 375,000 fire alarms after reports of a defective fusible link sensor (fuse) on the fire alarm, which can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers of a fire.
About the Sure Signal Fire Alarm Recall
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), a defective fuse can lead to a failure to alert consumers to a fire. No injuries have been reported yet.
CPSC recommends that consumers immediately contact Sure Signal Productstoll-free at 855-202-3083 for free replacement fuses. A video with instructions on how to replace the fuse is available at http://SureSignalProducts.com.
These were sold at fire alarm dealers nationwide from January 2004 through September 2015 for between $300 and $375.
Description of Recalled Fire Alarms
- This recall involves Sure Signal Products heat-activated fire alarms sold under the following brand names and models (found printed on a label on the back of the alarm): DeTech FST2004H, MasterGuard QR50, Responsive TR70-R and Thermalink QR50.
- They are white, round and measure about 7 inches in diameter.
- The round fuse is found at the center and is either white or chrome, measuring approximately 1.5 inches in diameter.
- 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.