The memory chip in the control panel could lose programmed values during a power outage exceeding four hours.
If this occurs, the panel could fail to communicate with a central monitoring station and not sound an audible notification in the event of a fire or home intrusion.
Only units with a date code between K015 and K057 are subject to the recall. The date code appears on the product packaging.
They were sold by security distributors nationwide from January 2007 through March 2007 for between $280 and $325. Distributors sell the control panels to alarm dealers who directly install them.
For additional information, contact Honeywell International at (800) 573-0154 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or go to the firm's Web site at www.security.honeywell.com