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Carbon Monoxide

is also known as CO, a toxic gas that is colorless, odorless and tasteless. It is produced when burning fuels like gas, oil, wood or coal. Engines produce CO gases when they are running.

Oil burners, gas fires, wood burning stoves, gas powered water heaters are sources that produce Carbon Monoxide in our homes. These devices must be in good working order and well ventilated. Service to these appliances should be done by qualified professionals.

Carbon Monoxide

levels can be detected in small to dangerous levels by using a Carbon Monoxide Detector in the environment you want to monitor. Reasons for the CO levels to be present in your surrounding can range from a poor installation of an appliance to poor maintenance. An example of poor installation could be not enough ventilation of heating device.

CO has no smell, no color and no taste. Running a vehicle in an enclosed area can certainly produce dangerous levels of Carbon Monoxide levels that can cause death. Burning wood, coal, gas or coal burning stoves or furnaces automatically produce Carbon Monoxide. An appliance that is not running efficient can produce even more toxic fumes.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning happens when CO enters the lungs and displaces oxygen from the bloodstream, interrupting the normal supply of oxygen to the vital organs, including the heart and the brain. People that are not healthy, people who have heart or respiratory problems, children and pets are more susceptible to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.

Symptoms like headache, dizziness, nausea caused by CO poisoning can be diagnosed as general health issues. This is why it is so important to have a Carbon Monoxide Detector installed in a living environment that may be subject to the presence of CO levels. A properly installed Carbon Monoxide Detector will set off an alarm before the level of CO reaches the dangerous stage.

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Kidde KN-COPP-3 Nighthawk Plug-In Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Battery Backup Kidde KN-COPP-3 Nighthawk Plug-In Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Battery Backup
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Features

  • Digital display displays the level of carbon monoxide the unit is sensing
  • Peak Level Button -Displays the peak CO level recorded by the alarm since it was last reset or unplugged
  • Three convenient mounting options
  • In alarm condition you will hear 4 quick beeps, 5 seconds off, repeat.
  • Meets Underwriters Laboratories (UL) UL2034 compliance.

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Kidde KN-COPP-B-LPM Battery-Operated Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Digital Display,Pack of 1 Kidde KN-COPP-B-LPM Battery-Operated Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Digital Display,Pack of 1
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Features

  • Large digital display is easy to read, even in low-light conditions
  • Peak-level memory displays the highest CO concentration measured since the last reset
  • Battery Operated - Provides best protection during power outages.
  • Battery Safeguard, Low Battery Signal, Slide-Out Battery Door Cover
  • Meets Underwriters Laboratories (UL) UL2034 compliance.

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Kidde KN-COB-IC Hardwire Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Battery Backup, Interconnectable Kidde KN-COB-IC Hardwire Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Battery Backup, Interconnectable
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Features

  • Battery pull tab eliminates battery installation time and keeps battery fresh
  • Quick connect installs quickly with snap on harness
  • Adjustable mounting bracket allows for fast installation and perfect alignment
  • Tamper resist locking feature to deter battery and alarm theft
  • Kidde's carbon monoxide alarms meet the requirements of Underwriters Laboratories (UL), an independent facility that tests products for compliance with widely-accepted safety standards

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Kidde Battery-Operated Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Voice Warning KN-COSM-BA Kidde Battery-Operated Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Voice Warning KN-COSM-BA
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Features

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  • Smart Hush - Nuisance alarms are silenced by pressing the hush button.
  • Battery Safeguard with Front Load Battery Door - Quick and easy battery replacement.
  • Test/Reset Button, LEDs, and Low Battery Warning
  • Meets Underwriters Laboratories (UL) UL2034 and UL217 compliance.

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Kidde KN-COB-B-LPM Carbon Monoxide Alarm Kidde KN-COB-B-LPM Carbon Monoxide Alarm
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Features

  • Battery operated with 3 AA batteries included; provides protection during power outages
  • Battery lockout system deters closing battery compartment without installation of batteries
  • Test/reset button tests the unit for proper operation and resets the carbon monoxide alarm
  • Kidde's carbon monoxide alarms meet the requirements of Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
  • Model KN-COB-B-LPM is similar to 9CO5-LP
  • 5 year warranty

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Kidde C3010D Worry-Free Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Digital Display and 10 Year Sealed Battery Kidde C3010D Worry-Free Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Digital Display and 10 Year Sealed Battery
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Features

  • Sealed-in 10-year lithium battery
  • Automatically activates when attached to bracket
  • Tests for proper operation resets CO alarm
  • Green LED flashes every 30 seconds
  • Red LED will pulse when CO detected alarm pattern will sound

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Kidde KN-COB-B Battery-Operated Basic Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Electrochemical Sensor, 1-Pack Kidde KN-COB-B Battery-Operated Basic Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Electrochemical Sensor, 1-Pack
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Features

  • Battery operated 3 AA's included
  • Front load battery door provides easy access which reduces the installation and battery replacement time
  • Battery lockout system deters closing battery compartment without batteries
  • Test reset button tests the unit for proper operation
  • Kidde's carbon monoxide alarms meet the requirements of Underwriters Laboratories (UL), an independent facility that tests products for compliance with widely-accepted safety standards

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Kidde KNCOB-DP2 Tamper Resistant Plug-In Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Battery Backup Kidde KNCOB-DP2 Tamper Resistant Plug-In Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Battery Backup
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Features

  • AC Powered Plug in with Battery Back up
  • Alerts User to replace after 10 Years of operation
  • Test Reset Button
  • Led Operation
  • Tamper resistant feature

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