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Bosch Security Systems, Inc. recalls RFSM-A Radion Wireless Smoke Detector

Starting date:
October 30, 2015
Posting date:
October 30, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-55594

Affected products

RFSM-A Radion Wireless Smoke Detector

Product description

This recall involves Bosch’s Radion wireless round smoke alarms installed as part of Bosch security systems. Bosch security alarm systems use a control keypad labeled "Bosch" on the front surface. The alarms are made of white plastic and measure 14.22 centimetres across and 6.10 centimetres high (5.6 inches x 2.4 inches). The alarms have a Bosch label on the back with "RFSM-A," a bar code with "F01U263962" and a 17-digit serial number starting with 0922320XXX. The XXX in the 8th through 10th positions of the serial number designates the date code. Only alarms with date codes 001 through 458 are included in the recall.

Hazard identified

The alarms can fail to alert consumers to a fire, posing a fire hazard.

Bosch Security Systems has received two reported incidents of alarms failing to sound during installation testing, with no reported injuries.

Health Canada has not received any reports of injuries or incidents related to the use of these alarms.

Number sold

Approximately 34 recalled smoke alarms were sold in Canada at professional alarm installation dealers as part of a burglar/household fire alarm system.

Time period sold

The recalled smoke alarms were sold from April 2014 to December 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Bosch Security Systems, Inc.
Fairport
New York
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately contact their dealer/installer for a free replacement alarm. Bosch has contacted dealers and installers directly.

For more information consumers can call Bosch Security Systems, Inc. at 1-800-289-0096 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET or visit  the firm's website and click on Service and Support, then Customer Service and Presales, then Related Links and go to Technical Bulletins and Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.