Universal Security Instruments Recalls to Inspect Smoke Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire:
Recall Date: July 10, 2019
Recall Number: 19-162
Recall Summary Name of product: Battery powered smoke and fire alarms
Hazard: The smoke alarms can have a misaligned internal switch causing the alarms to not activate properly, posing a risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire.
Consumers should immediately inspect their smoke alarms to determine if it will activate appropriately. Press the test button to determine if it is operating properly. If the alarm sounds no further action is required. Additional instructions are located on the firm’s website. If smoke alarm does not sound during the test, consumers should immediately contact Universal Security for a replacement.
Universal Security Instruments at 877-612-6955 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.UniversalSecurity.comand click on “Product Safety Notice” for more information.
The products being recalled are the MI3050S and MI3050SB10-year battery operated ionization smoke and fire alarms. The date codes are 2015JAN19 through 2016JUL11. h
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