October 22, 2018

Safety Concern with PR electronics A/S Temperature Transmitters

  • Type of Notification: Product Safety Notification
  • FM Approval Status: FM Approved

FM Approvals has been notified by PR electronics A/S of a potential safety concern involving FM Approved Type 7501 Field Mounted HART Temperature Transmitters.

Company Identity: PR electronics A/S

Address: Lerbakken 10, Roende DK-8410, Denmark

Contact Information: PR electronics Global Customer Support Group

Product Identity: Type 7501 Field Mounted HART Temperature Transmitters.

Description: Type 7501 Field Mounted HART Temperature Transmitters without glass window.

Make/Model: Type 7501A1xxxxxx marked with the following serial numbers:

151909045, 151964010, 151964011, 151964012, 151964014, 171044057, 171044058, 171044059, 171044060, 171044061, 171044062, 171044063, 171044064, 171044065, 171044100, 171096156, 171096157, 171096158, 171096159, 171096183, 171096191, 171096194, 171096195, 171096196, 171096198, 171096199, 171096200, 171096201, 171169014, 171169015, 171169016, 171169017, 171169018, 171169019, 171169020, 171169021, 171169022, 171169023, 171169024, 171169025, 171169026, 171169027, 171169028, 171169029, 171169030, 171169031, 171169032, 171169033, 171169034, 171169035, 171169036, 171169037, 171169038, 171169039, 171169068, 171169069, 171169070, 171170132, 171170133, 171170134, 171170135, 171170138, 171170139, 171170140, 171170141, 171170144, 171170145, 171170146, 171170148

FM Approval Status: FM Approved

Hazard Involved: The supplier of the 7501 aluminum housing has identified a production failure in some of the products without a glass window. The failure is caused by an incorrect cover shape, resulting in an incorrect wall thickness. See attached Customer Recall letter dated 01-05-2018, issued by PR electronics A/S.  The affected product must be returned to PR electronics A/S.

Using This Product

If you suspect you are in possession of affected equipment bearing the FM Approvals certification marking and require further assistance, please contact:

Antonio Pires

Norwood, MA, United States

+1 (1) 781-255-4825

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