Notifier brand operating system fire alarm control panel software defective. Commercial fire alarm operating system downloaded from Internet may be defective.
West Palm Beach, FL (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–Notifier brand commercial fire alarm operating system has been recalled. Apparently the software in the fire alarm system could fail to respond to a fire or conditions leading to a fire. The Consumer Product Safety Commission www.cpsc.org and Notifier, of Northford, Connecticut, have recalled the downloadable software for the Notifier brand operating system firmware control panels. The control panel is black or red with a silver screen and the software was available on the Web.
The recall states the products were not sold retail. The software version 11.2.2 was available for download on www.magni-fire.com, a secure Web site accessible only to Notifier customers from May 2008 through July 2008 at no charge. Distributors should immediately contact the company for replacement software. For additional information, contact Notifier at (800) 289-3473 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday or visit the company’s Web site at www.notifier.com
NOTIFIER and NOTIFIER by Honeywell fire alarm units are manufactured in the United States. Commercial fire alarms are typically found in buildings and businesses where many people frequent such as schools, government buildings, retail establishments and corporate office complexes. When a fire happens it is imperative the fire alarm system is working to alert occupants they are in imminent danger so they can evacuate. Fire alarms are required by federal and state laws. If you have been injured by smoke or fire because the alarm did not sound you may be entitled to compensation for your damages and injuries. Manufacturers and businesses have a responsibility to make sure their fire alarm systems are in working order. Faulty fire alarms can cause serious injury including death.
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