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Potter Electric recalls addressable pull stations

The pull handle on some units can fail to activate the fire alarm system

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Potter Electric Signal Company of St. Louis, Mo., is recalling about 735 Potter Electric Addressable Pull Stations Single/Dual Action.

The pull handle on some units can fail to activate the fire alarm system when manually pulled, posing a risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Potter Electric Addressable Pull Stations.

When manually pulled, these red-colored devices are intended to activate a fire alarm in commercial and other buildings.

Recalled models include:

  • Potter Electric Addressable Dual Action Pull Station, Model PAD100-PSDA, Part Number 3992720, with a date code Dec 03 2020; and
  • Potter Electric Addressable Single Action Pull Station, Model PAD100-PSSA, Part Number 3992721, with date codes Nov 10 2020, Nov 25 2020, Dec 01 2020, and Dec 03 2020.

“Potter” is printed on the front of all devices. The date code is located inside the device.

The pull stations, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at authorized Potter dealers and distributors nationwide from December 2020, through January, 2021 for between approximately $100 and $135.

What to do

Consumers should immediately contact Potter Electric or their fire alarm system dealers/installers for a free replacement. All known Potter Electric distributors and dealers/installers have been notified directly by the firm.

Consumers may contact Potter Electric at (800) 325-3936 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, or online at https://www.pottersignal.com/news/pull-station-recall for more information.

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