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.
Carbon Monoxide Legislation
What is Carbon Monoxide?
Carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless and deadly gas
that can be produced by any fuel-burning device.
CO alarms detect this poisonous gas
and provide early warning.
CO can be produced by any fuel-burning device,
such as a furnace, boiler, stove and cars.
- Dryer Vent
- Install carbon monoxide alarms on every level and in every bedroom.
- Test carbon monoxide alarms regularly.
- Replace batteries every six months.
- Alarms don’t last forever, remember to replace.
- Never leave a car running in an attached garage.
- Do not use generators, gas powered tools or grills inside the home.
- Plan and practice an escape route with your family.
- If your carbon monoxide alarm does sound, leave the home
immediately for fresh air and call 911.
- Smoke Alarm
- One on every level and in every bedroom
- Carbon Monoxide Alarm
- One on every level and in every bedroom
- Fire Extinguisher
- One on every level, plus kitchen and garage
What does the
- 4 beeps and a pause
Emergency: Carbon Monoxide has been
detected. Move to fresh air and call 911.
- 1 beep every minute
Low battery: It’s time to replace the
batteries in your carbon monoxide alarm.
- 5 beeps every minute
End of Life: It's time to replace
your carbon monoxide alarm.
Help Protect Your Home and Family
with Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Carbon Monoxide Alarm with 10-Year
Battery and Digital Temperature Display
This CO alarm alerts you to elevated carbon monoxide levelsLearn more
and has a digital display showing temperature.
The built-in 10-year sealed battery offers continuous
protection for the life of the alarm.
Carbon Monoxide Alarm,
This carbon monoxide alarm is battery powered,Learn more
making it portable and easy to use anywhere, even
in the event of a power outage.
Carbon Monoxide Plug-In Alarm with Battery Backup
This carbon monoxide alarm plugs into any standardLearn more
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.
Carbon Monoxide Plug-In Alarm with
Battery Backup and Digital Display
This carbon monoxide alarm operates on a dual-powerLearn more
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.
Combination Photoelectric Smoke
and Carbon Monoxide Alarm
with 10-Year Battery
This low-profile alarm detects both smoke andLearn more
carbon monoxide. The slim, easy-to-install design has a
10-year sealed battery that lasts the life of the alarm.
Combination Explosive Gas and
Carbon Monoxide Alarm with
Backlit Digital Display
Versatile CO alarm senses high levels of propane,Learn more
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
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 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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