Tyco Services—Linear Detection Wire

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Product description

Shipped between 1 October 2001 and 11 March 2004. Primarily used in large scale mining equipment.

What are the defects?

The wire may fail to operate when exposed to a fire or extreme heat and therefore may not automatically operate the fire suppression system of equipment on which it is installed. Primarily this will be large scale mining equipment.

What should consumers do?

Ansul and Tyco are contacting all customers with instructions as to how to identify the suspect detection wire and how to contact Ansul/Tyco for the prompt replacement of any suspect detection wire. The replacement of suspect detection wire will be provided.


Tyco Services

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Responsible regulator

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

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