Edwards Recalls Mechanical Heat Detectors Due to Failure to Alert to Fire:

Recall Date: June 17, 2020
Recall Number: 20-140

Recall Summary
Name of product:
Edwards Mechanical Heat Detectors

The recalled heat detectors can fail to activate in reaction to rising temperatures, posing a risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire.


Consumers who use the product in life-safety applications permitted by code (for example, in elevator shafts, or in lieu of smoke detectors, manual pull stations, or sprinklers in particular settings), or in residential attics or residential garages, should immediately contact a fire or security alarm professional for free replacement and installation of the heat detector.

Consumer Contact:
Edwards Fire Safety at 800-505-5088 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday to Friday, or online at https://edwardsfiresafety.com and click on “Mechanical Heat Detector Information” for more information, or at https://edwardsheatdetector.rsvpcomm.com.

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Recall Details
About 85,000

None reported

Sold At:
Edwards’ distributors, electrical wholesalers, contractors, and fire safety professionals nationwide from January 1979 through May 2018 for between $6 to $7 per unit.

Edwards Fire Safety, of Bradenton, Florida

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