Lifetone Technology has issued a recall notice for roughly 10,000 HLAC151 bedside fire alarm and clock units due to a defect that can cause the device to malfunction and fail to fully alert consumers to a fire. This recall affects models with serial numbers ranging from AC160600001-AC160604102 and AC170100001-AC170106030.
The bedside alarm and clock is designed to alert individuals with hearing loss to a fire in their homes. The alarm detects the T3 emergency signal given by existing smoke alarms and then sends its own signal at a lower frequency, as well as a spoken signal in both English and Spanish.
In defective units, the display screen will go blank and the optional, user-attached bed shaker accessory will fail to function. Consumers are urged to immediately stop using the recalled product if the digital display is not working and contact Lifetone Technology at 800-648-7923 to receive a prepaid label for the return of the defective alarm and instructions on receiving a free replacement.
Our office asks you to help inform those who may be impacted by spreading the word about this recall, as well as information on how members of your communities can mitigate this potential safety risk.
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