|October 23, 2007
Home Automation Inc. Recalls Wireless Receivers Due to Failure to Receive Security Signal
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: 64 Zone Wireless Receivers
Units: About 200
Manufacturer: Home Automation Inc., New Orleans, La.
Hazard: If the receiver loses power, it could fail to receive the signal from transmitters monitoring for intrusion detection in a property and place the security of residents at risk.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves the 64 Zone Wireless Receivers with model 45A00-1 and revision number B1. The receiver is an accessory to the Home Automation Inc. Home Control System and is professionally installed. The model and revision numbers can be found on a label on the back of the unit.
Sold by: The receivers were sold to distributors nationwide from July 2007 through September 2007 for between $120 and $150.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should not rely on the recalled receivers to obtain security information. Consumers should contact Home Automation Inc. for a free replacement receiver. Consumers with recalled receivers will be notified by the company.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Home Automation Inc. at (800) 229-7256 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.homeauto.com (pdf)
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