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Canada Health Canada announces recall on heat detectors over concerns they may not activate

08:15  14 october  2019
08:15  14 october  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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In Canada , extreme heat events are not well documented and attributed deaths are often estimated Income level - utility bill arrears, concerns with costs associated with running an air conditioner and They may also be encouraged to take the lead on heat - health issues and act as role models for

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a white bowl: Health Canada said in a recall notice on Friday that Edwards 280 Series Mechanical Heat Detectors © Health Canada Health Canada said in a recall notice on Friday that Edwards 280 Series Mechanical Heat Detectors "may fail to activate."

Heat detectors sold in Canada for decades are being recalled over concerns they may not work properly.

Health Canada said in a recall notice on Friday that Edwards 280 Series Mechanical Heat Detectors "may fail to activate, causing users and central monitoring stations to not be alerted to the elevated temperature, in a location, which could lead to the spread of fire."

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Massive recall of 40M Kidde fire extinguishers over concerns that they may not work. The recall covers 134 models of push-button and plastic-handle extinguishers in the U.S. and Canada made from 1973 through Aug. The company also makes smoke detectors and other fire safety products.

2005 Health Canada guide outlining steps for the recall of unsafe consumer products from the An incident includes a recall or other action taken in or elsewhere based on concerns about human health or safety As noted previously, a voluntary recall is a recall that is negotiated with Health Canada

There have been no reports of incidents in Canada.

The devices do not detect smoke — just heat. They are professionally installed in places where smoke alarms would be unsuitable as part of a fire detection strategy, Health Canada said.

"In residential settings, this product is installed in kitchens, attics and garages for the purpose of property protection, but not life safety," the agency said.

The recalled products have been available in Canada since 1979, and the company estimates 275,000 and 382,000 were sold since 2004.

Health Canada says those who use the product in "life-safety applications" should contact a fire alarm professional for replacement options.

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