Tyco Australia Pty Ltd—F3200 Gas Releasing Panel (Fire Detection)

Identifying features

Panels manufactured between April 2007 and September 2009 fitted with controller boards with serial number 9065142 or above and date codes between 'D07' and 'I09'. (The format for the date code is MYY, where M is the letter A-L for month and YY is the last 2 digits of the year.)

What are the defects?

A small number of F3200 panels have an intermittent microprocessor malfunction, including false alarms. The fault has been identified as arising from an unmarked brand of 68 pin controller board socket that is a component of the panel.

What are the hazards?

The panel may fail to detect a fire, may falsely detect a fire, or have a number of other malfunctions.

What should consumers do?

Owners of premises that have installed a F3200 panel, which was manufactured between April 2007 and September 2009 and is fitted with the affected range of controller boards, should contact Tyco Safety Products on (03) 9538 7220 to arrange replacement of the potentially defective component. Tyco is writing directly to all customers to inform them of the fault as well as supplying the attached Product Bulletin to all purchasers of the panel.

Traders who sold this product

Tyco Australia Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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