About Tyco Fire & Security Fire Detection Systems

Recall Date: 5/19/2006

Tyco Fire & Security Recall to Upgrade Software of Fire Detection Systems Recall Alert U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 May 19, 2006 Alert #06-551 Tyco Fire & Security Announces Recall to Upgrade Software of Fire Detection Systems The following product safety recall was conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Name of Product: Tyco Fire & Security Fire Detection Systems Units: About 21,000 Fire Detection Systems Importer: Tyco Fire & Security, of Boca Raton, Fla. Manufacturer: Solectron (Suzhou) Technology Co. Ltd., of Suzhou, China Distributors: SimplexGrinnell LP, of Boca Raton, Fla.; ADT Security Services Inc., of Boca Raton, Fla.; and Ansul Inc., of Marinette, Wis. Hazard: Sensors in these fire detection systems could experience reduced sensitivity to smoke in conditions of high humidity and high temperature. If this occurs, these sensors could delay detecting the presence of smoke in the event of a fire. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description and Models: The smoke sensors in these fire detection systems were installed beginning August 2004 in certain SimplexGrinnell, ADT and Ansul fire detection systems in commercial buildings throughout the U.S. The sensor model numbers listed below are included. Building owners and managers with these sensors will be contacted. 4098-9714 4098-9755 4098-9757CA 4098-9714C 4098-9755C 430631 4098-9714EA 4098-9755EA 430634 4098-9754 4098-9756 430654 4098-9754C 4098-9756C 430719 4098-9754EA 4098-9757 431190 Manufactured In: China Remedy: Commercial building owners and managers with these sensors will be contacted directly by one of the distributors to verify that the system is included in the recall and to arrange for a free software upgrade. Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Tyco Fire & Security toll-free at (866) 376-8207 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.tycofireandsecurity.com/Internet/firedetection.jsp

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Manufacturers

  • Tyco Fire & Security
  • Solectron (Suzhou) Technology
  • SimplexGrinnell
  • ADT
  • Ansul

Made In

  • China

Category ID: 2135

Hazards

  • Fire & Fire-Related Burn

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2006/Tyco-Fire–Security-Announces-Recall-to-Upgrade-Software-of-Fire-Detection-Systems