Sprinkler Company is aware of the recent UL and FM reports and
the tests that UL and FM have performed on Central's Glass Bulb
automatic fire sprinklers. Central Sprinkler is working with the
testing laboratories to address their inquiries. Central Sprinkler
is also conducting independent evaluation and analysis.
Any sprinkler system containing Central's Glass Bulb sprinklers
with o-rings should be inspected by a qualified sprinkler contractor
to determine if the Glass Bulb sprinklers exhibit any signs of
corrosion, leaking or weeping. If they do, Central Sprinkler Company
should be contacted at 1-800-523-6512 for information regarding
In addition, Central Sprinkler emphasizes that the Glass Bulb
sprinklers referred to by UL and FM are not the glass bulb sprinklers
with Belleville seals currently being used to replace Central
Sprinklers Omega-Brand fire sprinklers pursuant to the U.S. Consumer
Product Safety Commission Recall and nationwide class-action settlement.
Any questions should be addressed to Buck Buchanan or Carmine
Schiavone at Central Sprinkler at 1-800-523-6512. Mr. Buchanan
and Mr. Schiavone are the only Central Sprinkler personnel authorized
to comment on the UL or FM Releases.