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Fire Alarm System Gateways Recalled for Failure to Activate
June 28, 2017 - Contact FacilitiesNet Editorial Staff »
SWIFT wireless gateway sold with fire alarm systems have been recalled because the gateway can fail to activate if significant environmental contaminants are presents. This will cause a failure to alarm in case of fire. No incidents or injuries have been reported due to this issue, according to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recall 17-151.
About 900 units manufactured between October 2014 and December 2016 are affected, and were sold under brands including NOTIFIER, Fire-Lite, Gamewell-FCI, and Honeywell.
Facility managers affected by this recall are directed to contact Honeywell for a firmware update. They should continue to use the recalled detectors until the firmware is updated, according to the company.
Honeywell can be reached at 800-289-3473 or http://hwll.co/CPSCsafety.