Smoke Alarms Recalled Due To Risk of Failure To Alert

Universal Security Instruments Recalls to Inspect Smoke Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

 

Smoke Alarm (front)

Last week, Universal Security Instruments announced a recall of about 180,000 10-year battery-operated ionization smoke and re alarms sold in the United States. The manufacturer received 134 reports of failure to properly activate during installation.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Universal Security
Instruments websites list model numbers of a ected units and contact information.
Universal Security Instruments recommends consumers test these alarms and if alarm does not sound, consumers should contact Universal Security Instruments for a replacement.
Fire and public safety departments should share this information with their community through all means available.
(Source: CPSC)

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