Recalls: Smoke Detectors/Alarms

July 9, 2009 Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms; Can Fail to Warn of a Fire

This recall involves Kidde dual sensor smoke alarms model PI2000. The alarms can be identified by two buttons, “HUSH” and “PUSH AND HOLD TO TEST WEEKLY,” which are located on the front/center of the alarm. The model number and date code are on the back of the smoke alarm. Only date codes 2008 Aug.01 through 2009 May 04 are included in this recall. Read more.

May 15, 2008 Maple Chase Co. Recalls Carbon Monoxide and Carbon Monoxide/Smoke Combo Alarms Due to Alarm Malfunction

The recall includes FireX branded 10000 and 12000 series alarms with item numbers: 10000, 12000, 12000C, 12000-6, 12200, 12220, 12400, 12400C manufactured between June 1, 2007 and February 1, 2008. The date code appears on the back of the unit with a four digit year, three digit month followed by the day (ex: 2007JUN1 for June 1, 2007). Units with a manufacture date code prior to June 1, 2007 are not included in this recall. Read more.

March 22, 2007 Digital Security Controls Recalls Smoke Detectors that Could Fail to Warn of a Fire

The recall involves Digital Security Controls FSA and FSB series photo-electric smoke detectors. They are wired directly into the building circuitry, and do not use a battery. The dome shaped units have a metal mesh covering around the smoke sensor. Read more.

May 19, 2006 Tyco Fire & Security Recalls Smoke Detectors for Replacement

These are smoke detectors installed in commercial buildings throughout the U.S. after August 1, 2004. The model numbers listed below are included. Building owners and managers with these smoke detectors will be contacted. Read more.

May 2, 2006 First Alert Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Recalled for Rapidly Draining Battery Power

The recall involves ONELINK™ battery-powered smoke and combination smoke/CO alarms. "First Alert" and "ONELINK™" are printed on the front of the alarm. The model number and date code are printed on the back of the alarm. Model number SA500 or SCO500 with a date code prior to March 3, 2006 are included in this recall. Read more.

December 22, 2004 GE Security Inc. Retrofit/Recall of Smoke Detector Systems

The recalled smoke detection systems involve hard-wired S10A ESL smoke detectors that are incompatible with certain ITI control panels as well as certain S09A/S10A listed ESL smoke detectors that may be incompatible with control panels from other manufacturers. Model numbers are printed on the back of the smoke detectors. Inside the ITI control panel is a label that lists the name and model number of the unit. The following model names and model numbers of ITI control panels are incompatible when installed with the following model numbers of ESL smoke detectors: Read more.

September 3, 2003 GE Interlogix Recall of Smoke Detectors

The ESL 500N smoke detectors are hard-wired and require professional installation. The recalled alarms have the following model numbers, which are located on the back of the detectors: 521NB, 521NCSXT, 541NB, 541NCSXT, 541NCXTE, 521NBXT, 521NCSRXT, 541NBXT, 541NCSRH, 541NCSXTE, 521NCRXT, 541NCRXT, and 541NCSRXT. Also on the back of the alarms are the letters, "ESL," and the manufacturing date code of "0223" through "0323" (23rd week of 2002 through 23rd week of 2003). Units that may not work properly can be identified by the lack of the flashing red indicator light, though all units with the aforementioned model and dates codes should be replaced. Read more.