Malfunctioning Fire Alarms Recalled by Sure Signal Products
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Malfunctioning Fire Alarms Recalled by Sure Signal Products

October 29, 2015

Sure Signal Products is issuing a recall for several of its heat-activated fire alarms. In the affected models, a defective fusible link sensor on the fire alarm can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers of a fire. The manufacturer includes about 375,000 units in the recall.

Four models are affected by the defect: the DeTech FST2004H, the MasterGuard QR50, the Responsive TR70-R and the Thermalink QR50. They are white and round with a round fuse in the center. 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. The alarm's model is printed on a label on the back of the alarm.

Consumers could purchase these models from fire alarm dealers nationwide from January 2004 through September 2015 for between $300 and $375.

No incidents or injuries have been reported in connection with these defective products.

Consumers should immediately contact Sure Signal Products for free replacement fuses.

Owners with questions about the recall can contact Sure Signal Products at (855) 202-3083.