It's the Law

Many states adopted new building codes that took
effect in 2011. One and two-family homes built in
2011 feature carbon monoxide alarms whose useful
life of seven years is expiring or will expire soon.

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Carbon Monoxide Legislation

United States Carbon Monoxide Alarm Law

Help Protect Your Home and Family
with Carbon Monoxide Alarms

  • carbon monoxide alarm with 10 year battery

    Carbon Monoxide Alarm with 10-Year
    Battery and Digital Temperature Display

    This CO alarm alerts you to elevated carbon monoxide levels
    and has a digital display showing temperature.
    The built-in 10-year sealed battery offers continuous
    protection for the life of the alarm.

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  • Battery Powered Carbon Monoxide Alarms

    Carbon Monoxide Alarm,
    Battery Powered

    This carbon monoxide alarm is battery powered,
    making it portable and easy to use anywhere, even
    in the event of a power outage.

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  • Carbon Monoxide PLug-in Alarm

    Carbon Monoxide Plug-In Alarm with Battery Backup

    This carbon monoxide alarm plugs into any standard
    electrical socket to monitor CO levels in your home.
    The user-friendly design features battery backup to allow for
    continuous monitoring, even in the event of a power outage.

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  • Carbon Monoxide Plug-in Alarm with Battery Backup and Digital Display

    Carbon Monoxide Plug-In Alarm with
    Battery Backup and Digital Display

    This carbon monoxide alarm operates on a dual-power
    system with battery backup for continuous monitoring, even
    in the event of a power outage. The backlit digital screen tells
    you at a glance what the carbon monoxide and power levels are.

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  • Combination Photoelectric Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm

    Combination Photoelectric Smoke
    and Carbon Monoxide Alarm
    with 10-Year Battery

    This low-profile alarm detects both smoke and
    carbon monoxide. The slim, easy-to-install design has a
    10-year sealed battery that lasts the life of the alarm.

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  • Combination Explosive Gas and Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Backlit Digital Display

    Combination Explosive Gas and
    Carbon Monoxide Alarm with
    Backlit Digital Display

    Versatile CO alarm senses high levels of propane,
    natural/methane gas, and carbon monoxide.
    This alarm plugs into any AC outlet for easy setup;
    backup battery powers unit in case of power outage

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January 1st at 2:00pm
First Alert wishes everyone a happy and safe new year!

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December 30th at 6:03pm
Carbon monoxide is the leading cause of accidental poisoning in the U.S. Help protect your family from carbon monoxide by testing your alarms regularly! Learn More: https://www.firstalert.com/community/safety-corner/6-things-to-know-about-carbon-monoxide-alarms/

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December 27th at 3:00pm
More than half of carbon monoxide incidents each year occur between November and February. Help protect your family this winter by installing carbon monoxide alarms or simply place our stylish, tabletop CO alarm on any shelf or counter in your home like Simply Clarke ! https://www.firstalert.com/wintersafety/

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December 25th at 2:30pm
From all of us at First Alert, we hope you and your family have a safe and happy holidays!

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December 23rd at 3:24pm
Unattended cooking is the #1 cause of home fires. Moments with Liv and Isla helps keep her kitchen safe this busy holiday season by having a fire extinguisher!

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December 18th at 7:00pm
Thank you Chicago Bulls and the Chicago Fire Department for helping us raise fire safety awareness in our community and teach kids how to stay safe at our annual #TakeChargeOfSafety event!

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December 13th at 5:03pm
Carbon monoxide alarms are the only way to detect the poisonous gas. Install your carbon monoxide alarms today to help protect what matters most.

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December 10th at 12:00am
Decorate with care this holiday season! Keep decorations at least 3 feet from heat sources and don’t overload circuits. Follow the link for more winter safety tips!

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December 4th at 5:23pm
Carbon monoxide can strike anywhere. Actress, Anna Faris, and her family experienced a CO incident on Thanksgiving day. Help ensure your family is protected by installing CO alarms, the only way to detect this poisonous gas. Install CO alarms on every level, every bedroom. https://www.firstalert.com/product-category/smoke-carbon-monoxide-alarms/carbon-monoxide-alarms

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