This recall involves Universal Security Instruments 10 year battery-operated ionization smoke and fire alarms with model numbers MI3050S and MI3050SB and with date codes between 2015JAN19 through 2016JUL11. The smoke alarms are white in color and 5½ inches in diameter. “Universal” and “Smoke & Fire Alarm” are printed on the front cover of the alarm. The label on the back of the alarm lists the model number and date code.
Battery powered smoke and fire alarmsAbout 180,000
Online through specialty wholesalers and others from July 2015 to December 2016 about $20
Recall Date: Jul 10, 2019
The company has received 134 reports of failure to properly activate during installation.
Universal Security Instruments, of Owings Mills, Md.
Recall ID: 8607
Last Published: Jul 10, 2019
Emert Number: 19162
Emert Status: Announced