Recall: I4 Series System Sensor Combination Carbon Monoxide (CO)/smoke detectors
On 2015-02-11, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding I4 Series System Sensor Combination Carbon Monoxide (CO)/smoke detectors due to a potential poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2014 for about $75.
About 1,000 units are involved in this System Sensor smoke detector recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Fire, Smoke & CO Alarms category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 7 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 736-7672
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What is the problem?
The detectors can fail to detect carbon monoxide gas in the home, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves System Sensor i4 series combination carbon monoxide/smoke detector models COSMO-2W and COSMO-4W manufactured between 9/3/14 and 9/13/14. The detectors are round, white, and measure about 5.5 inches in diameter. Recalled units have date codes 4091 or 4092 printed on the lower left-hand corner of the label affixed to the back of the product and on the packaging.
These items were sold new+ at Security equipment dealers nationwide during September 2014 for about $75.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately contact System Sensor to obtain a free replacement combination CO/smoke detector. Consumers should keep using the recalled detectors until replacement detectors are installed.
System Sensor at (800) 736-7672 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.systemsensor.com, and click on "Product Safety Notice" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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