Siemens Recalls Audible Fire Alarm Base Due to Risk of Injury

The Siemens SBGA-34 audible fire alarm base can fail to sound an alarm, posing a risk of personal injury and property damage.

Recall date: September 18, 2014
Recall number: 14-278
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  • Siemens SBGA-34 Audible Base (Reverse Side)  showing Model Number, Date Code, and screw terminals for connecting to smoke detector panel.

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    Siemens SBGA-34 Audible Base (Reverse Side) showing Model Number, Date Code, and screw terminals for connecting to smoke detector panel.

  • Siemens SBGA-34 Audible Base showing snap-in detector mounting

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    Siemens SBGA-34 Audible Base showing snap-in detector mounting

Recall Summary

Name of product:

SBGA-34 Audible Fire Alarm Base

Hazard:

The fire alarm base can fail to sound an alarm, posing a risk of personal injury and property damage.

Consumer Contact:

Siemens at (800) 516-9964 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.usa.siemens.com/buildingtechnologies and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 9,000

Description

This recall involves the SBGA-34 audible base that is affixed to ceiling-mounted smoke detectors in order to sound an alarm when the fire alarm system is activated. The audible base has part number S54370-F13 and date codes 0113 through 2314 in a WWYY format printed on a white label on the back of the unit part affixed to the wall. “MODEL SBGA-34” is printed on a blue label also affixed to the back of the device. The base is off-white and measures about 6 inches in diameter. The audible base is used with the following fire detectors:

•         Cerberus PRO models (HI921, OOHC941, OOH941, OH921, OP921)

•         Desigo Fire Safety models (FDOOTC441, FDOOT441, FDO421, FDOT421, FDT421)

•         H-Series (HFP-11, HFPT-11, HFPO-11)

•         Faraday 87XX-Series, models (8713, 8712, 8710)

 

The audible base and fire detectors are used with the following alarm systems:

 

•         Siemens model FireFinder® XLS via DLC 6312 Device Loop Card

•         Siemens model FS -250

•         Desigo model FC2005, (50-point panel)

•         Desigo model FC2025, (252-point system)

•         Desigo model FC2050, (504-point system)

•         Cerberus PRO FC901, (50-point panel

•         Cerberus PRO FC922, (252-point system)

•         Cerberus PRO FC924, (504-point system)

•         Faraday models MPC-600 & MPC-7000

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately contact Siemens to schedule a free inspection and replacement of the recalled audible base.

Sold at

Siemens sales offices, authorized distributors and installers nationwide from February 2013 through June 2014 for about $120.

Importer

Siemens, of Buffalo, Ill.

Manufacturer

Beijing Siemens Cerberus Electronics Ltd., of China

Manufactured in

China

  • Siemens SBGA-34 Audible Base (Reverse Side) showing Model Number, Date Code, and screw terminals for connecting to smoke detector panel.

  • Siemens SBGA-34 Audible Base showing snap-in detector mounting