Recall: SWIFT wireless gateway sold with fire alarm systems
On 2017-05-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding SWIFT wireless gateway sold with fire alarm systems due to a potential Fire & Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2014 for about $440.
About 900 units are involved in this Honeywell International Inc., of Northford, Conn. swift wireless gateway sold with fire alarm systems recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Fire, Smoke & CO Alarms category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 7 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The smoke detectors connected to the gateway can fail to activate properly when significant environmental contaminants are present, posing a risk that consumers will not be alerted to a fire.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the SWIFT wireless gateway sold with fire alarm systems. The gateways are round, white and measure eight inches in diameter. The gateways are the bridge between the fire alarm control panel and the detectors. These systems are used primarily for indoor or covered areas in commercial buildings, such as in office buildings, hotels, industrial facilities, and apartment complexes. The model number and date codes are printed on the back of the gateway on a white label on the circuit board. The gateways have the following brand names, model numbers and date codes.
|Brand||Model||Date Code Range|
|NOTIFIER||FWSG||10 13 14 through 12 15 16|
These items were sold new+ at Honeywell distributors nationwide between October 2014 and December 2016 for about $440 for the fire alarm system.
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:
Contact Honeywell for an update of the firmware on the SWIFT wireless gateway(s) installed on the system. Commercial building customers should continue using the recalled detectors until the firmware is updated.
Contact Honeywell at 800-289-3473 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at http://hwll.co/CPSCsafety and click on Safety Recall for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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