The smoke detectors connected to the gateway can fail to activate properly when significant environmental contaminants are present, posing a risk that consumers will not be alerted to a fire.
This recall involves the SWIFT wireless gateway sold with fire alarm systems. The gateways are round, white and measure eight inches in diameter. The gateways are the bridge between the fire alarm control panel and the detectors. These systems are used primarily for indoor or covered areas in commercial buildings, such as in office buildings, hotels, industrial facilities, and apartment complexes. The model number and date codes are printed on the back of the gateway on a white label on the circuit board. The gateways have the following brand names, model numbers and date codes
|BRAND||MODEL||DATE CODE RANGE|
|Notifier||FWSG||10/13/14 – 12/15/16|
|Fire-Lite||W-Gate||10/13/14 – 12/15/16|
|Gamewell-FCI||VW-Gate||10/13/14 – 12/15/16|
|Honeywell||XLS-WSG||10/13/14 – 12/15/16|
|Johnson Controls||JFWSG||10/13/14 – 12/15/16|
Approximately 900 units are being recalled. I you believe you have one of the recalled units, you should contact Honeywell. Honeywell offers an update of the firmware on the SWIFT wireless gateway. Contact Honeywell at 800-289-3473 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at http://hwll.co/CPSCsafety and click on Safety Recall for more information.