Legal news for Massachusetts product liability attorneys – GE Telaire Airestat and Carrier Single Beam Carbon Dioxide and Temperature Sensors recalled.
Billerica, MA (NewYorkInjuryNews.com) – The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) www.cpsc.gov announced the voluntary recall of GE Telaire Airestat and Carrier Single Beam Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Temperature Sensors due to a potential fire hazard.
Consumers are advised to discontinue use of the defective product. The company, GE Infrastructure Sensing Inc., of Billerica, Massachusetts, recalled the product due to the potential risk that the CO2 and temperature sensors may overheat and pose a fire hazard. There have been three reports where the cracked capacitor made the product overheat and smoke.
The company has sold about 9,400 units for use in commercial buildings from November 2000 through March 2005. The U.S.-manufactured product was distributed by Carrier, Automated Components Incorporated (ACI), Devices Inc., Direct Digital Controls, Trane, Alps Control Inc., KMC Controls and ATS Control Management Inc.
The model numbers involved in the recall include: T8010, T8010-C, T8011, T8011-C, T5010, T5010-C, T5011 and T5011-C and Carrier Single Beam CO2 along with the temperature sensors model numbers of 33ZCT55CO2 and 33ZCT56CO2. The Telaire, Carrier logo or no logo on the front of the unit, may identify the product.
The company encourages all building owners to contact GE Infrastructure Sensing for directions on how to know if your sensor is involved in this recall. It is important for only maintenance workers to check the sensors. If the sensor is involved in this recall, a free replacement will be granted. For more information, contact the company at (877) 243-5086 between 8 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, or go online at www.gesensing.com.