CPSC Recall - Issued 1/28/2014

System Sensor Recalls Reflected Beam Smoke Detectors Due To Failure to Alert Consumers in a Fire

Manufacturer: System Sensor
Product: System Sensor reflected beam smoke detectors
Hazard: When used with certain power supplies, the reflected beam smoke detectors can fail to send a signal to the fire alarm control panel that sounds the alarm and fail to alert occupants of a fire.
Injuries: None reported
Description: This recall involves System Sensor’s reflected beam smoke detectors with model number BEAM1224S and date codes 2111 through 3053. The YMMW format date codes stand for (2111) 2012-November-1st week of Nov. through (3053) 2013-May-3rd week of May. The detectors are ivory and black and measure 10 inches high by 7½ inches wide. The model number and date code are printed on a label on the back of the detector’s cover and on the product’s packaging. The reflected beam smoke detectors were used primarily in commercial buildings as part of the fire alarm system. Detectors used with acceptable power supplies, as listed on the company website, do not need to be replaced.
Remedy: Replace
Sold At: Alarm system, security equipment and electrical equipment contractors and dealers for use in commercial building fire alarm systems from November 2012 through May 2013 for about $800.
Units: About 610
Consumer Contact: System Sensor at (800) 736-7672 from 7:30 a.m. through 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.systemsensor.com and click on Resources, then Product Info Library/Technical Field Bulletins, then Safety Bulletins for more information and a list of acceptable power supplies.
Company Website: www.systemsensor.com