U.S. CPSC Recalls Siemens Fire Alarm Base

Consumers with these models should immediately contact Siemens to schedule a free inspection and replacement of the recalled audible base.


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Consumers with these models should immediately contact Siemens to schedule a free inspection and replacement of the recalled audible base.
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Recall Alert: Siemens Recalls Audible Fire Alarm Base

U.S. CPSC Recalls Siemens Fire Alarm Base

Siemens Fire Alarm Base 800
Siemens SBGA-34 Audible Base (Reverse Side) showing Model Number, Date Code, and screw terminals for connecting to smoke detector panel.

Posted by Heidi Schwartz

This recall from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission involves the SBGA-34 audible base that is affixed to ceiling-mounted smoke detectors in order to sound an alarm when the fire alarm system is activated. The fire alarm base can fail to sound an alarm, posing a risk of personal injury and property damage.

The audible base has part number S54370-F13 and date codes 0113 through 2314 in a WWYY format printed on a white label on the back of the unit part affixed to the wall. “MODEL SBGA-34” is printed on a blue label also affixed to the back of the device. The base is off-white and measures about 6 inches in diameter.

The audible base is used with the following fire detectors:

  • Cerberus PRO models (HI921, OOHC941, OOH941, OH921, OP921)
  • Desigo Fire Safety models (FDOOTC441, FDOOT441, FDO421, FDOT421, FDT421)
  • H-Series (HFP-11, HFPT-11, HFPO-11)
  • Faraday 87XX-Series, models (8713, 8712, 8710)

The audible base and fire detectors are used with the following alarm systems: 

  • Siemens model FireFinder® XLS via DLC 6312 Device Loop Card
  • Siemens model FS -250
  • Desigo model FC2005, (50-point panel)
  • Desigo model FC2025, (252-point system)
  • Desigo model FC2050, (504-point system)
  • Cerberus PRO FC901, (50-point panel
  • Cerberus PRO FC922, (252-point system)
  • Cerberus PRO FC924, (504-point system)
  • Faraday models MPC-600 & MPC-7000

These units were sold through Siemens sales offices, authorized distributors, and installers nationwide from February 2013 through June 2014 for about $120. Consumers should immediately contact Siemens to schedule a free inspection and replacement of the recalled audible base.

Customers can contat Siemens at (800) 516-9964 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information.

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