System Sensor Recalls Combination Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Detectors Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–February 12, 2015  

  • System Sensor i4 Series CO/smoke detector
    System Sensor i4 Series CO/smoke detector

Recall Summary

Name of product:  i4 Series System Sensor combination carbon monoxide (CO)/smoke detectors

Hazard:  The detectors can fail to detect carbon monoxide gas in the home, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Consumer Contact:  System Sensor at (800) 736-7672 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.systemsensor.com, and click on “Product Safety Notice” for more information.

Recall Details

Units:  About 1,450

Description:  This recall involves System Sensor i4 series combination carbon monoxide/smoke detector models COSMO-2W and COSMO-4W manufactured between 9/3/14 and 9/13/14. The detectors are round, white, and measure about 5.5 inches in diameter. Recalled units have date codes 4091 or 4092 printed on the lower left-hand corner of the label affixed to the back of the product and on the packaging.

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately contact System Sensor to obtain a free replacement combination CO/smoke detector. Consumers should keep using the recalled detectors until replacement detectors are installed.

Sold at:  Security equipment dealers nationwide during September 2014 for about $75.

Manufacturer(s):  System Sensor, of St. Charles, Ill.

Manufactured in:  Mexico

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