|April 9, 2008 |
Fire Alarm Control Panel Recalled By Gamewell FCI Due to Alert Failure
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.
Name of Product: Gamewell-FCI 7100 Series Fire Alarm Control Panel
Units: About 3,000
Manufacturer: Gamewell-FCI, of Northford, Conn.
Hazard: The sounder on the panel’s main circuit board can fail to alert when there is a malfunction.
Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or incidents have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Gamewell-FCI 7100 Series fire alarm control panels. The panels provide control, display and annunciation information. The series includes the following model numbers:
|1100-1312||BK-7100-2D Basic Systems Kit, With DACT, 2 SLC|
|1100-1314||BK-7100-2D-240V Bas. Sys. Kit, w/DACT, 2 SLC, 240 VAC|
|1100-1352||7100 Series Basic Systems Module, With DACT, 1 SLC|
|1100-1237||7100-1 Addressable FACP w/DACT, 1 SLC with cabinet|
|1100-1311||BK-7100-2 Basic Systems Kit, 2 SLC|
|1100-1313||BK-7100-2-240V Basic Systems Kit, 2 SLC, 240 VAC|
|1100-1351||7100 Series Basic Systems Module, 1 SLC|
|1100-1238||7100-1 Addressable System, 1 SLC with cabinet|
Sold by: Authorized distributors to commercial end users in facilities such as hotels and office buildings nationwide from May 2007 through November 2007 for between $900 and $1,800.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Gamewell-FCI is contacting customers directly and is providing a free repair kit. In the event of sounder failure during an alarm, the various other audible and visual indicators will notify occupants of an alarm condition.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Gamewell-FCI at (800) 274-4324 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s Web site at www.gamewell-fci.comtag: cpsc recall, Fire Alarm Control Panel Recall, Gamewell FCI Recall, Fire Alarm Recall, Gamewell Recall,