Universal Security Instruments, Inc. designs, markets, and distributes safety and security products for use in home and business in the United States. The company offers a line of safety alarms, including units powered by replaceable batteries, sealed batteries, and electrical batteries with battery backup alarms; and smoke alarms, including hearing impaired and heat alarms, as well as carbon monoxide alarms, door chimes, and ventilation products. It offers its products to wholesale distributors; chain, discount, and television retailers; home center stores; catalog and mail order companies; electrical and lighting distributors, and manufactured housing companies; and other distributors. The company also markets its products through its own sales catalogs and brochures, and Website. Universal Security Instruments, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Owings Mills, Maryland.