About 8,000 safety devices for homes and commercial buildings have been pulled off of store shelves throughout the United States including MinnesotaIowaIllinois, and Wisconsin due to the latest recall that was just announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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8,000 Carbon Monoxide Detectors were Recalled Throughout the United States Including Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin

On March 31st, 2022, about 8,000 Universal Security carbon monoxide detectors were recalled due to failing to detect harmful levels of carbon monoxide.  Two reports were made indicating that the product failed to sound the alarm when there was a presence of carbon monoxide. As a result, buildings that are using these detectors are possibly at risk of being exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide and possibly death.  

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Below are photos and product info for the carbon monoxide detectors that have been recalled.

According to CPSC.gov, there are two models of the Universal Security Instruments 2-in-1 Photoelectric Smoke & Fire + Carbon Monoxide alarms that are part of this recall.

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Front of recalled hardwired USI Electric 2-in-1 Photoelectric Smoke & Fire + Carbon Monoxide alarm Model MPC122S with a manufacturing date code of 2017JUN02

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Back of recalled hardwired USI Electric 2-in-1 Photoelectric Smoke & Fire + Carbon Monoxide alarm Model MPC122S with a manufacturing date code of 2017JUN02

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Front of recalled battery powered Universal Security Instruments, Inc. 2-in-1 Photoelectric Smoke & Fire + Carbon Monoxide alarm Model MPC322S with a manufacturing date code of 2017JUN09

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Back of recalled battery powered Universal Security Instruments 2-in-1 Photoelectric Smoke & Fire + Carbon Monoxide alarm Model MPC322S with a manufacturing date code of 2017JUN09

Where the recalled products were sold throughout the United States

The recalled product was sold for $50 to $80 at Walmart.com, through electrical distributors and through other websites.

How to request a refund for the recalled products.

If you notice that you have these recalled products, you should immediately contact Universal Security Instruments for a free replacement.  You can reach them at toll-free at 877-220-0046 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or online at https://www.universalsecurity.com/reg-form-2022/alert/

While you wait for a replacement, you should continue to use the product.

Learn more and read the entire recall notice here.

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