TITLE

Silent alarms

AUTHOR(S)
Mannix, Margaret; Smith, Anne Kates
PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;10/12/92, Vol. 113 Issue 14, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces the recall of 3.5 million wired-in smoke alarms from BRK Electronics that might fail to sound if fire breaks out. High humidity or heat could corrode electrical contacts and keep the alarms from sounding. Recalled models were marketed under three brand names: BRK, First Alert and Family Gard, and installed in new homes between 1987 and 1990. Testing; Replacement; Contact point for more information.
ACCESSION #
9210123785

 

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