Sunday, June 24, 2007

Globe Fire Sprinkler Corp. Recalls Dry Fire Sprinklers

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2007Release #07-209

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 248-0278CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Globe Fire Sprinkler Corp. Recalls Dry Fire SprinklersModel J Heads Can Fail to Operate During a Fire

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.
Name of Product: Globe Model J Series Dry Fire Sprinklers
Units: About 300,000
Manufacturer: Globe Fire Sprinkler Corp., of Standish, Mich.
Hazard: The sprinkler heads can deteriorate over time and fail to operate in a fire.
Incidents/Injuries: Globe has received five reports of sprinklers that failed to operate as intended during a fire. Globe has received no reports of injuries caused by sprinklers failing to operate.

Description: Model J Series dry fire sprinklers come in pendent, upright, and sidewall configurations. The name "Globe,” the letter "J” and the year of manufacture (1990 though 1999) are embossed on the frame of each sprinkler. These dry sprinklers were designed to be installed in areas of buildings where the sprinklers or water supply pipes may be subject to freezing, such as unheated attics, freezers and coolers, parking garages, porches and warehouses.

Sold by: Fire protection contractors nationwide from January 1990 through December 1999 for between $27 and $36 per sprinkler head.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Contact Globe immediately to arrange to receive replacement sprinkler heads at a reduced cost of $9 per sprinkler head.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Globe at (800) 248-0278 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at and click on the "Recall" link.

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Friday, June 8, 2007

Material Safety Data Sheets for Fire Extinguishers

From Swift Fire Protection

Below you will find Material Safety Data Sheets for Multipurpose Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers, Regular Dry Fire Extinguishers, Purple K Dry Fire Extinguishers, Class D Powder Super D Dry Powder Extinguishant, Wet Chemical Material, Carbon Dioxide Material, Clean Agents and Emergency Lighting.

Multipurpose Dry Chemical Material Safety Data Sheets
100 - Amerex ABC Dry Chemical
113 - Ansul ABC Dry Chemical
115 - Badger ABC Dry Chemical
110 - Buckeye ABC Dry Chemical
108 - Kidde UL Classified ABC Dry Chemical

Regular Dry Chemical Material Safety Data Sheets
101 - Amerex BC Dry Chemical
109 - Ansul Plus 50C Dry Chemical
116 - Badger BC Dry Chemical
111 - Buckeye BC Dry Chemical
107 - Kidde System Dry Chemical

Purple K Dry Chemical Material Safety Data Sheets
102 - Amerex PK Dry Chemical
117 - Badger PK Dry Chemical
112 - Buckeye PK Dry Chemical

Class D Powder Material Safety Data Sheets
114 - Amerex Class D Powder Wet Chemical Material Safety Data Sheets
175 - Amerex Wet Chemical (Model 530 Charge)

Carbon Dioxide Material Safety Data Sheets
176 - Amerex CO2
118 - Badger CO2

Nitrogen Material Safety Data Sheets
140 - Ansul Nitrogen Cartridges
130 - Badger Pressurized Nitrogen Cylinders Clean Agents Material Safety Data Sheet (Halon & Halon Alternatives)
173 - Amerex Halotron
169 - Amerex Halon 1211
136 - Badger Halotron
119 - Badger Halon 1211

Emergency Lighting Material Safety Data Sheet
171 - Power*Rite Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) Batteries
172_1 - Lead Acid Batteries for Emergency Lighting (Power-Sonic)
172_2 - Lead Acid Batteries for Emergency Lighting (Power*Rite)
172_3 - Lead Acid Batteries for Emergency Lighting (Eagle-Pincher)
172_4 - Lead Acid Batteries for Emergency Lighting (Yuasa)
172_5 - Lead Acid Batteries for Emergency Lighting (GNB/Exide Lead Calcium)
172_6 - Lead Acid Batteries for Emergency Lighting (Dual-Lite Pure Lead)
178 - Tritium Self-Luminous Exit Signs

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