Sure Signal Products Recalls Heat-Activated Fire Alarms Due to Failure to Alert Consumers of a Fire

A defective fuse on DeTech, MasterGuard, Responsive and Thermalink fire alarms can cause the alarm to fail to signal an alert.

Recall date: October 29, 2015
Recall number: 16-021
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  • SSP, temperature rating and date code can be found on the back of the alarm’s fuse.

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    SSP, temperature rating and date code can be found on the back of the alarm’s fuse.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Heat-activated fire alarm

Hazard:

A defective fusible link sensor (fuse) on the fire alarm can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers of a fire.

Consumer Contact:

Sure Signal Products toll-free at 855-202-3083 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or at http://SureSignalProducts.com and click on CPSC Heat Sensor Recall in the upper right of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 375,000

Description

This recall involves Sure Signal Products heat-activated fire alarms sold under the following brand names and models:  DeTech FST2004H, MasterGuard QR50, Responsive TR70-R and Thermalink QR50. They are white, round and measure about 7 inches in diameter. The alarms have a round fuse at the center. The fuse is white or chrome and about 1.5 inches in diameter, and has a temperature rating of 117°F or 136°F.  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. SSP, the temperature rating and the date code can be found on the back of the fuse. 

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately contact Sure Signal Products for free replacement fuses. A video with instructions on how to replace the fuse is available at http://SureSignalProducts.com.

Sold at

Fire alarm dealers nationwide from January 2004 through September 2015 for between $300 and $375. 

Manufacturer(s)

Sure Signal Products, Inc., of Garden Grove, Calif.

Manufactured in

United States

  • SSP, temperature rating and date code can be found on the back of the alarm’s fuse.