|New Oregon Carbon Monoxide (CO) Law
Carbon Monoxide is the leading cause of accidental poisoning in the United States according to the American Medical Association.
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- All existing single-family homes and multi-family housing units that contain a carbon monoxide source must have one or more properly functioning CO alarms before conveying fee title or transferring possession of a dwelling.
- Landlords of all rental dwelling units that contain carbon monoxide sources or are situated within structures containing sources of CO are required to provide a properly functioning CO alarm in all sleeping areas of the dwelling.
- All First Alert CO alarms meet the requirements of this Oregon law.
- CO alarms must be installed within each bedroom or within 15 feet of each bedroom door. Bedrooms on separate floors require separate CO alarms.
- One or more CO alarms must be placed in all new residential construction, reconstruction, alteration or repair in which a building permit is needed.
- Effective April 1, 2011