FM Approvals has been notified by Detcon Inc. of a potential performance related concern involving FM Approved Detcon model TP-524D solid state H2S sensors manufactured between April 1, 2017 and March 8, 2018.
Company Identity: Detcon Inc.
Name: Detcon Inc.
Address: 4055 Technology Forest Blvd, The Woodlands, Texas 77381, USA.
Contact Information: Michael Mobley | Certification Manager Personal Safety Division 4055 Technology Forest Blvd., The Woodlands, Texas, 77381, USA
Office: +1 713 559 9258
Product Identity: TP-524D Solid State H2S Sensor
Description: The Detcon model TP-524D H2S Solid State Sensor was approved as a Stationary Single Channel 4-20 mA Toxic Gas Detector suitable for installation as explosionproof in Class I, Division 1, Groups B, C, and D Hazardous (Classified) Locations by FM Approvals on May 16th 2011.
Make/Model: Detcon TP-524D
Nameplate Data: Model TP-524D bearing the FM Approval Mark with the following ratings:
FOR PERFORMANCE AND HAZARDOUS LOCATIONS
CLASS I DIV 1, GROUPS B,C,D
T6; -40°c ≤TA ≤60°C
FM Approval Status: FM Approved
Hazard Involved: Detcon has informed FM Approvals that on certain batches of product manufactured in the timeframe referenced may have had a step in the manufacturing process omitted that makes the product vulnerable to failure under vibration conditions.
Detcon Inc. is reaching out to all affected users and is conducting an exchange program for product that falls within the identified date range (see attached Product Notice).