This recall involves two models and two date codes of Universal Security Instruments 2-in-1 Photoelectric Smoke & Fire + Carbon Monoxide alarms. Model MPC322S has 10-year sealed batteries and a manufacturing date code of 2017JUN09. Model MPC122S is a hardwired alarm with 10-year sealed battery backup and a manufacturing date code of 2017JUN02. The brand name "UNIVERSAL SECURITY INSTRUMENTS, INC." or "USI ELECTRIC" is printed on the front of the alarms above "Photoelectric Smoke & Fire + Carbon Monoxide Alarm." The model number and date code are printed on the back of the alarms.
2-in-1 Photoelectric Smoke & Fire + Carbon Monoxide AlarmsAbout 8,000
Electrical distributors nationwide and online at Walmart.com and other websites from June 2017 through December 2019 for between $50 and $80.
Recall Date: Mar 31, 2022
Universal Security Instruments has received two reports of units that failed to alarm for the presence of carbon monoxide within the specified time requirement. No injuries have been reported.
Universal Security Instruments Inc., of Owings Mills, Maryland
Recall ID: 9274
Last Published: Mar 31, 2022
Emert Number: 22111
Emert Status: Notified