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Tyco Fire Protection Recalls Simplex Fire Alarm Control Panels

  • Simplex 4100ES Fire Alarm Control panel
Name of Product:
Simplex 4100ES Fire Alarm Control Panel
A defective chip in the alarm panel can cause premature battery failure and prevent activation of devices during alarm conditions, posing a risk of injury and property damage.
Recall Date:
November 20, 2014
About 750
Consumer Contact

Tyco at (800) 746-7539 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on the Recall Alert button.

Recall Details


The recalled Simplex 4100ES Fire Control Panel is an addressable fire alarm control panel that can support up to 2,500 addressable points, fire alarm and emergency voice communications and peer-to-peer networking operations. The metal cabinets containing the panel are red or white and measure about 22 inches to 56 inches in height, 24 inches in width and 7 inches in depth.  The panels have Simplex 4100ES printed on the front of the panel.


SimplexGrinnell is inspecting and replacing all circuit boards with the defective chip. Simplex Grinnell and Tyco are contacting purchasers directly.


None reported.

Sold Exclusively At
SimplexGrinnell from March 2014 through June 2014 for about $4,000.

SimplexGrinnell, of Boca Raton, Fla.


SimplexGrinnell, of Boca Raton, Fla.

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About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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