The pull handle can break when pulled manually and fail to activate the alarm

National Time and Signal Fire Alarm Pull Station / Fire Alarm Pull Stations Recalled Due to Potential Failure to Activate Alarm System
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August 04, 2016

Signal Communications is recalling roughly 3,500 National Time and Signal fire alarm pull stations.

The pull handle on the station can break when manually pulled and fail to activate the alarm system.

This recall involves 541S stations. The red and white rectangular pull stations have National Time printed on the bottom. The fire alarm pull stations included in the recall have batch code 0805. The batch code is printed on a sticker inside the pull station. PULL is printed on the pull handle.

The stations were sold exclusively at National Time and Signal Corporation and installed by electrical contractors for use in educational, residential, and business facilities in the Michigan area from October 2005 through April 2007 for about $25.

Signal Communications has received one report of the pull handle breaking and failing to activate during routine testing. No injuries have been reported.

Consumers should immediately contact the company to schedule a free inspection and repair. It is contacting all purchasers of the recalled pull stations directly.

For more information, consumers can reach National Time and Signal at (844) 856-9177.