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50,000 emergency alert devices recalled

Created: 12/10/2013 8:54 AM WHEC.com

Nearly 50,000 emergency alert devices are being recalled because they may not work when needed.  
 
The Linear "Personal Emergency Reporting System Transmitters" can be worn around the neck or wrist so users can summon for help if they need it but the battery clips in the transmitters can corrode, causing them to operate intermittently or not at all and without generating a warning.   
 
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