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2 Universal Security Instrument smoke alarms recalled

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Thousands of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms sold nationwide have been recalled because they may not warn homeowners of dangerous levels of carbon monoxide.

Front of the recalled USI Electric Hardwired Photoelectric 2-in-1 Smoke and Fire Alarm, model MPC122S with a manufacture date code of 2017JUN02.

Courtesy of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

Back of the recalled USI Electric Hardwired 2-in-1 Photoelectric Smoke and Fire Alarm, model MPC122S with a manufacture date code of 2017JUN02.

Courtesy of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

Front of recalled Universal Security Instruments, Inc. Battery Powered 2-in-1 Photoelectric Smoke and Fire Detector, model MPC322S with a manufacture date code of 2017JUN09.

Courtesy of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

Back of the recalled Universal Security Instruments Battery Powered 2-in-1 Smoke and Fire + Carbon Monoxide Photoelectric Alarm, model MPC322S with a manufacture date code of 2017JUN09.

Courtesy of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

Thousands of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms sold nationwide have been recalled because they may not warn homeowners of dangerous levels of carbon monoxide.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the recall applies to 8,000 units of two models of Universal Security Instruments 2-in-1 Photoelectric Smoke and Fire and Carbon Monoxide Alarms.



There were two reported cases in which alarms failed to alert users to the presence of carbon monoxide. No one was hurt.

The recalled alarms were sold between June 2017 and December 2019 at electrical distributors nationwide and online at multiple websites, including Walmart.com, the statement said.

Here are the affected products. You can find the model number and date code printed on the back of the alarms.

  • The MPC322S model has a manufacturing date code of 2017JUN09 and 10 year sealed batteries.
  • The MPC122S model has a manufacturing date code of 2017JUN02. It is a hardwired alarm with 10 year sealed batteries.

Owners of any of the recalled models should contact Universal Security Instruments immediately. They can do this by calling 877-220-0046 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday; online at https://www.universalsecurity.com/reg-form-2022/alert/; Where www.universalsecurity.com and clicking “Important Recall Information” for more information.

Consumers can continue to use the recalled alarms until a free replacement is installed.

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