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Siemens Recalls Audible Fire Alarm Base

  • 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
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.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
September 18, 2014
Units:
About 9,000
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.

Recall Details

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

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

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

Importer:

Siemens, of Buffalo, Ill.

Importer

Siemens, of Buffalo, Ill.

Manufactured In:
China
Distributor

Beijing Siemens Cerberus Electronics Ltd., of China

Recall number:
14-278
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