Honeywell Fire Alarm Recall: Systems Installed in Apartments, Commercial Buildings May Fail

The recall affects nearly 30,000 wall-mounted Honeywell fire alarms that may have problems alerting residents or office workers about a fire emergency.

Thousands of Honeywell System Sensor L-Series Fire Alarms installed in residential apartments and office buildings have been recalled, due to a risk that the sounders and strobes may malfunction, potentially failing to alert those nearby of a fire.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the Honeywell fire alarm recall on March 14, following at least two reports of the systems either emitting too quiet an alarm to be useful, or not sounding an alarm at all.

The System Sensor L-Series low frequency sounders and strobes are primarily used in residential apartments and commercial buildings, and are typically wall-mounted, featuring a square shape and a housing available in red or white plastic.

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Honeywell Fire Alarm Recall

The Honeywell fire alarm recall affects an estimated 29,000 units. The sounder and strobe alarms measure approximately 5.6 by 4.7 inches, while compact ones measure 5.3 by 3.5 inches. The affected model numbers are as follows: HWL-LF, HWL-LF-BP10, HRL-LF, HRL-LF-BP10, HGWL-LF-BP10, and P2WL-LF.

The fire alarms were distributed nationwide from Honeywell authorized system sensor installers and fire equipment distributors from March 2023 through April 2023 for about $107.

Consumers are being advised to contact the firm immediately, to arrange for an inspection and repair, free of charge.

For more information, consumers can contact System Sensor at 800-736-7672 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at LFSounder.recall@systemsensor.com , or online at https://buildings.honeywell.com/us/en/brands/our-brands/system-sensor/resources/recall  or www.SystemSensor.com  and click on “Recall” at the top of the page for more information

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