July 15, 2019

Performance Related Concern for Gamewell-FCI and Notifier brand photoelectric smoke sensors.

  • Type of Notification: Performance Related Concern
  • FM Approval Status: FM Approved

FM Approvals has been made aware of a defect that affects the performance of certain Gamewell-FCI and Notifier brand photoelectric smoke sensors.

Company Identity: Gamewell-FCI

Address: 12 Clintonville Road, Northford, CT 06472

Contact information: 800-633-1311; www.gamewell-fci.com

 

Product Identity:  Model ILI-MB-E3

Description:  Intelligent Loop Interface Board (part of E3 Expandable Emergency Fire Alarm System)

Product Identity:  ASD-PL3-IV, ASD-PL3R-IV, ASD-PTL3-IV


Company:  Notifier

Address:   12 Clintonville Road, Northford, CT 06472 USA

Contact Information: 800-289-3473; www.securityandfire.honeywell.com

 

Description:  Expansion/slave board (part of E3 Expandable Emergency Fire Alarm System)

FM Approval Status:  All models bearing the FM Approvals certification mark

Product Identity:  FSP-951-IV, FSP-951R-IV, FSP-951T-IV

Description:  Intelligent photoelectric smoke sensor sold with fire alarm systems

Hazard Involved:

The above model smoke sensors have the potential to not properly communicate a fire alarm condition to the Fire Alarm Control Panel, causing the fire alarm system to fail to alert occupants of a fire in commercial buildings. The affected devices were manufactured between March 30, 2018 and January 14, 2019 (date code range 8034 through 9013) – about 22,000 units.

The manufacturer is conducting an exchange program for product that falls within the identified date code ranges (please see the attached CPSC Notice)

Using This Product?

If you suspect you are in possession of any of the affected equipment listed above bearing the FM Approvals certification marking, please bring that to the attention of:

Antonio Pires

Norwood, MA, United States

+1 (1) 781-255-4825

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