10 Sept 2019
CPSC Recalls Certain Emergency Alert Devices Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced a recall of the following emergency alert devices made in mainland China.
Emergency Alert Devices. GreatCall Inc. has recalled about 44,300 emergency alert devices because the call button can fail when pushed by the consumer in an emergency. This recall involves Lively Mobile Plus model GCR4 emergency alert devices manufactured between January and April 2019. The recalled devices are silver and black and have “GreatCall” printed near the top of the front of the device. The model number is printed on the back and a date code of 19.01 or 19.03 is printed on the bar code label of the device. The device is worn on a magnetic lanyard around a consumer’s neck for fall detection or clips onto a consumer’s purse, belt or pocket. These products were sold at Best Buy and Walmart stores nationwide as well as on-line at www.greatcall.com and www.amazon.com from April through May 2019.