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Bosch Security Systems Recalls Wireless Smoke Alarms

  • Recalled Bosch Security Systems Radion Wireless Smoke Alarm
  • Location of Date Code and Serial Number on back
Name of Product:
Radion wireless smoke alarms
Hazard:
The alarms can fail to alert consumers to a fire, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
September 09, 2015
Units:
About 950
Consumer Contact

Bosch Security Systems at 800-289-0096 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET or at www.boschsecurity.us and click on Service and Support, then Customer Service and Presales, then Related Links and go to Technical Bulletins and Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Bosch's Radion wireless round smoke alarms installed as part of Bosch security systems. Bosch security alarm systems use a control keypad labeled "Bosch" on the front surface. The alarms are made of white plastic and measure 5.6 inches across and 2.4 inches high. The alarms have a Bosch label on the back with "RFSM-A," a bar code with "F01U263962" and a 17-digit serial number starting with 0922320XXX. The XXX in the 8th through 10th positions of the serial number designates the date code. Only alarms with date codes 001 through 458 are included in the recall.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately contact their dealer/installer for a free replacement alarm. Bosch has contacted dealers and installers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Bosch has received two reports that alarms failed to sound during installation testing.

Sold At

Security system dealers nationwide from November 2013 through October 2014 for about $125.

Manufacturer(s):
Bosch Security Systems Inc., Fairport, N.Y.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
15-753
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