Owners Manual Carbon Monoxide Alarm IN WHICH ROOM TO PUT THE ALARM
This pack contains: One alarm, 3 ‘AAA’ batteries, Battery compartment Installing CO Alarms in Recreational Vehicles or Mobile Homes.
Owners Manual cover, Screw pack, Mounting bracket, Owners Manual
For minimum security, a CO Alarm should be centrally located outside of
each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms.
Model SF350RVUL CO Alarm
“AAA” Batteries Battery Compartment
Cover For more security, install additional Alarms in each separate bedroom.
The Alarm should be located at least 6 inches (152mm) from all exterior
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON INSIDE OF LID
INFORMATIONS IMPORTANTES SE TROUVENT A L’INTÉRIEUR DU COVERCLE walls and at least 3 feet (0.9 meters) from supply or return vents.
Test units after the RV has been in storage, before each trip, and once
TROUVENT A L’INTÉRIEUR DO COVERCLE
AVERTISSEUR MONOXYDE DE CARBONE
CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM
CAREFULLY READ AND UNDERSTAND THE CONTENTS a week while in use. Failure to test units used in RVs as described may
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON INSIDE
OF THIS INSTRUCTION MANUAL BEFORE USING THE remove your protection.
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INFORMATIONS IMPORTANTES SE
SE DÉPLACER ALARM. STORE THE MANUAL IN A SAFE PLACE FOR In general, install CO Alarms:
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FUTURE REFERENCE. PAY PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO • Inside every bedroom, especially if people sleep with the door
THE SAFETY WARNINGS. PASS THE MANUAL ONTO ANY partly or completely closed.
SUBSEQUENT USERS OF THE ALARM. • In the hall near every sleeping area. If your home has multiple
sleeping areas, install a unit in each.
Screws w/Anchors Mounting Bracket
• For additional coverage, install Alarms in all rooms, halls, and
WARNING storage areas, where temperatures normally remain between 40°F
INTRODUCTION (4°C and 38°C ).
Activation of your CO alarm’s audible horn Ideally an alarm should be fitted in or near every room that contains a
CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM Thank you for purchasing this alarm which is designed to detect the
AVERTISSEUR MONOXYDE DE CARBONE indicates the presence of carbon monoxide (CO) presence of carbon monoxide. This manual contains information on furnace or fuel burning heat source. However, if there is more than one
appliance the following points should be taken into account:
which can KILL YOU. the installation and operation of the CO alarm. The green light flashes
at approximately 60-second intervals to indicate the alarm is operating • An alarm should be installed in any family living unit containing a
correctly. The red light will flash continuously and the horn will sound fuel-burning appliance or fireplace or having an attached garage.
WARNING. THIS PRODUCT IS INTENDED FOR USE IN
if carbon monoxide is detected. The alarm is suitable for use in areas
ORDINARY INDOOR LOCATIONS OF FAMILY LIVING UNITS. IT IS WHERE NOT TO PUT THE ALARM
where cooking and heating appliances burn fuels such as wood,
NOT DESIGNED TO MEASURE COMPLIANCE WITH OCCUPATIONAL
charcoal, coal, oil, gas, etc. Do not place the alarm in the following areas:
SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (OSHA) COMMERCIAL OR
INDUSTRIAL STANDARDS. This carbon monoxide alarm is designed to detect carbon monoxide gas • Outside the building.
from any source of combustion. • In or below a cupboard.
Model SF350RVUL INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE AT SPECIAL RISK FROM CARBON
MONOXIDE EXPOSURE BY REASON OF AGE, PREGNANCY WHAT IS CARBON MONOXIDE? • In a damp or humid area.
• Directly above a sink or stove/oven.
Carbon Monoxide Alarm OR MEDICAL CONDITION MAY CONSIDER USING WARNING Carbon monoxide (CO) is a highly poisonous gas which is released
when fuels are burnt. It is invisible, has no smell and is therefore very • Next to a door or window or anywhere that would be affected by
DEVICES WHICH PROVIDE AUDIBLE AND VISUAL SIGNALS drafts.
FOR CARBON MONOXIDE CONCENTRATION UNDER 30PPM. IF difficult to detect with the human senses. Under normal conditions, in a
room where fuel burning appliances are well maintained and correctly • Where the air flow to the alarm would be obstructed by curtains
IN DOUBT CONSULT YOUR MEDICAL PRACTITIONER. or furniture.
ventilated, the amount of carbon monoxide released into the room by
THIS CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM IS NOT: appliances is not dangerous. • When dirt or dust could collect and block the sensor, and stop it from
• Designed to detect smoke, fire or any gas other than carbon functioning.
These fuels include: Wood, coal, charcoal, oil, natural gas, gasoline,
monoxide. kerosene, and propane. • In an area where the temperature could drop below 40°F (4.4°C)
• To be seen as a substitute for the proper servicing of fuel-burning or rise to above 100°F (37.8°C).
Common appliances are often sources of CO. If they are not properly • Where it could be easily knocked, damaged, or where it could be
appliances or the sweeping of chimneys.
maintained, are improperly ventilated, or malfunction, CO levels can rise
Green Power Light
• To be used on an intermittent basis, or as a portable alarm for inadvertently removed.
quickly. CO is a real danger now that homes are more energy efficient.
the spillage of combustion products from fuel-burning appliances • Within 5 feet (1.5m) of any cooking appliance.
“Air-tight” homes with added insulation, sealed windows, and other weath-
or chimneys. erproofing can “trap” CO inside. CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF THE ALARM
CAUTION SYMPTOMS OF CO POISONING The alarm should be tested weekly by pressing and holding the test/reset
button on the front of the alarm for several seconds. The alarm is pre-
This carbon monoxide alarm is designed for indoor use only. Do not expose These symptoms are related to CO POISONING and should be dis-
Red Alarm Light
calibrated at the factory and requires no maintenance other than to clean
to rain or moisture. Do not knock or drop the alarm. Do not open or tamper cussed with ALL household members.
the outside casing occasionally with a cloth. Ensure that the holes on
with the alarm as this could cause malfunction. The alarm will not protect Mild Exposure: the front of the alarm are not blocked with dirt and dust. DO NOT USE
against the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning when the batteries have
Slight headache, nausea, vomiting, fatigue (“flu-like” symptoms). CLEANING AGENTS, BLEACH OR POLISH.
drained. The alarm will only indicate the presence of carbon monoxide gas
The unit requires 3 x 1.5V alkaline batteries. The following are suitable
at the sensor. Carbon monoxide gas may be present in other areas. Medium Exposure:
replacements: Gold Peak 24A LR03, Energizer E92 LR03
AVERTISSEUR MONOXYDE DE CARBONE
INFORMATIONS IMPORTANTES SE TROUVENT A L’INTERIEUR DU COVERCLE
IMPORTANT Throbbing headache, drowsiness, confusion, fast heart rate. Use only the batteries listed. Use of batteries not listed may affect
CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON INSIDE OF LID
Extreme Exposure: performance of the unit.
• Carbon monoxide is produced by the incomplete combustion of
fuels such as wood, charcoal, coal, heating oil, paraffin, gasoline, Convulsions, unconsciousness, heart and lung failure. Exposure to USING THE ALARM
natural gas, propane, butane, etc. carbon monoxide can cause brain damage, death.
To activate the alarm, insert the 3 batteries which are included, fit the
• Ideally, it is recommended that a carbon monoxide alarm WARNING! battery compartment cover and close the detector lid (battery
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should be installed in or near every room that has a fuel burning Some individuals are more sensitive to CO than others, including people compartment cover cannot be fitted unless batteries are inserted.)
appliance such as any gas fireplaces, furnaces, room heaters, with cardiac or respiratory problems, infants, unborn babies, pregnant When inserting the batteries, ensure the polarity is correct - ie: positive
water heaters, cookers, grills, etc. mothers, or elderly people can be more quickly and severely affected by end of battery (+) aligns with the (+) symbol in the battery housing. The
• Ensure that the alarm buzzer can be heard by all those who CO. Members of sensitive populations should consult their doctors for
green and red lights will flash briefly and the horn will sound a short
are intended to hear it. Seek medical help if it is suspected that advise on taking additional precautions.
a member of the household is suffering from carbon monoxide Press the test/reset button and check that the red light flashes and the
poisoning. horn sounds. The alarm is now operating and ready for use.
• If the alarm sounds, make sure to investigate the problem.
Ignoring the alarm may result in sickness, injury or death. (CO
may be present even if nothing is seen or smelled by the user).
• Alarm should be tested once per week. If further details are
required which do not appear in this manual contact Service at
847 955 4016.
OPERATION OF THE ALARM WALL MOUNTING THE ALARM WHAT TO DO WHEN THE ALARM SOUNDS
The alarm is not fitted with an on/off switch, it is automatically switched on when the 3 batteries are inserted. This is to ensure that the alarm cannot be Tools you will need: pencil, drill with 3/16” or 5mm drill bit, flathead
inadvertently switched off and therefore fail to detect a build-up of carbon monoxide. screwdriver, hammer.
1. Choose a location on the wall. Do not install the alarm closer that 4” WARNING
Green Light Red Light Buzzer
from the wall meets the ceiling. Activation of your CO alarm’s audible horn
Normal Operation 2. Hold the mounting bracket against the wall, and make a mark inside
each keyhole where you will drill your mounting hole.
indicates the presence of carbon monoxide (CO)
When no carbon monoxide is present, the green power light will flash
approximately once every 60 seconds. 1 every 60 sec 3. Use a 3/16” drill bit to drill through the marks you made for the which can KILL YOU.
1. Operate reset/silence button.
4. Insert the plastic screw anchors into the mounting holes until they are
flush with the wall. If necessary. Tap them gently with a hammer. 2. Call your emergency service
Test / Reset Button (in Normal operation) First Sequence: (Phone: ____________________________) [fire department
If required, the alarm operation can be checked for On for duration switch 4 flashes 4 beeps 5. Line up the mounting bracket up with the screw anchors, and screw
the bracket onto the wall. or 911].
correct operation by pushing the Test/Reset button 3. Immediately move to fresh air – outdoors or by an open door/window.
6. Insert the CO Alarm onto the mounting bracket until you feel it click
on the front of the unit. This will generate two Alarm Do a head count to check that all persons are accounted for. Do not
Sequences, 5 seconds apart. Second re-enter the premises nor move away from the open door/window
Sequence: Press the test/reset button on the front of the alarm, hold for several seconds
1 flash 4 flashes until the emergency services have arrived, the premises have been
4 beeps and check that the red light flashes and the audible alarm sounds. The alarm
aired out and your alarm remains in its normal condition.
can also be hung by a single screw using one of the ‘keyholes’ on the back
of the alarm. 4. After following steps 1-3, if your alarm reactivates within a 24-
Alarm Conditions hour period, repeat steps 1-3 and call a qualified technician
When the unit detects carbon monoxide the alarm signal is sounded
4 every 5 sec 4 beeps LIMITED WARRANTY (Phone: ____________________________) to investigate for
continuously. The red alarm light will flash and the alarm will sound ap- Manufacturer (“Mfr”) of this product, warrants that for a period of five years sources of CO from fuel burning equipment and appliances and
proximately 4 times every 5 seconds. from the date of purchase, this product will be free from defects in material inspect for proper operation of this equipment. If problems are
and workmanship. Mfr, at its option, will repair or replace this product or identified during this inspection have the equipment serviced
When the unit has been in alarm for a period of approximately 4 min- any component of the product found to be defective during the warranty immediately. Note any combustion equipment not inspected by the
4 every 60 sec period. Replacement will be made with a new or remanufactured product technician and consult the manufacturers’ instructions, or contact
utes, the alarm signal will be given every 60 seconds. 4 beeps
or component. If the product is no longer available, replacement may be the manufacturers directly, for more information about CO safety
made with a similar product of equal or greater value. This is your exclusive and this equipment. Make sure that motor vehicles are not and
Test / Reset Button (in Alarm condition) have not been operating in an attached garage or adjacent to the
If required, the audible alarm signal can be silenced for a period of 6 This warranty is valid for the original retail purchaser from the date of the residence.
initial retail purchase and is not transferable. Keep the original sales receipt.
minutes by pushing the Test/Reset button on the front of the unit. The Proof of purchase id required to obtain warranty performance. Mfr’s dealers, SELF-ADHESIVE LABELS
red light will continue to flash. 4 every 5 sec no beep for 6 min service centers or retail stores selling Mfr products do not have the right to
alter, modify or any way change the terms and conditions of this warranty. Please add the telephone number of your emergency services and a
qualified technician to the labels provided and place one copy next to the
If the carbon monoxide is still present after the 6 minute period, the This warranty does not cover normal wear of parts or damage resulting from
appliance and the other near a source of fresh air where you plan to
audible alarm will resume the previous alarm condition. The Test/Re- any of the following negligent use or misuse of the product, use on improper
voltage or current, use contrary to the operating instructions, disassembly, gather in the event of an alarm.
set button should not be used repeatedly and the actions “What to do 4 every 60 sec 4 beeps every 60 sec repair or alteration by anyone other than Mfr or an authorized service TO REPLACE BATTERIES
when the alarm sounds” should be followed. center. Further, the warranty does not cover acts of god, such as fire, flood,
hurricanes and tornadoes or any batteries that are included with this unit. Pull down lid of alarm. Place a screwdriver (or similar tool)
Return to Normal Operation
Mfr shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damages caused in the slot at the top of the battery compartment cover and remove.
When the carbon monoxide gas disperses, the alarm will stop. The
by the breach of any express or implied warranty. Except to the extent
green light will flash approximately once every 60 seconds (normal prohibited by applicable law, any implied warranty of the merchantability or Carefully remove old batteries from battery housing and dispose
operation). The user should check for the source of CO any time the fitness for a particular purpose is limited in duration to the duration of the of old batteries with care.
1 every 60 sec
alarm has sounded, even if the alarm has returned to its normal working above warranty. Some states, provinces, or jurisdictions do not allow the
conditions. exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages or limitations Using only batteries listed in ‘Care and Maintenance of Alarm’ insert 3
on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusion new batteries, ensuring they snap securely into place and cannot be
Battery Replacement / Fault Warning may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and
shaken loose. Replace battery compartment cover and close detector
When the batteries need replacing the unit will sound 1 short beep you may also have other rights that vary from state to state, or province
to province. lid. Press the test/reset button and check that the red light flashes and
once every 60 seconds. The batteries must then be replaced with the horn chirps. The detector is now operating and ready for use.
fresh batteries. The green light will flash once as normal. If the How to Obtain Warranty Service:
1 every 60 sec 1 beep every 60 sec Service: If service is required, do not return the product to your retailer.
detector continues to sound 1 short beep every 60 seconds it must
In order to obtain warranty service, contact Manufacturer at 847 955 4016, NOTE:
7.30 AM to 5.00 PM, Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday. To WITH THE BATTERIES
Sensor Fault assist in serving you, please have the model number and date of purchase REMOVED IT WILL NOT BE
If the sensor develops a fault the unit will sound 2 short beeps once available when calling. POSSIBLE TO CLOSE THE
every 60 seconds. ALARM LID.
2 every 60 sec 2 beep every second Battery: Manufacturer makes no warranty, express or implied, written or oral,
The unit must then be replaced.
including that of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose, with
respect to battery.
End of Life
Dispose of the alarm in accordance with local regulations.
The unit has reached the end of its 5 year life and must be replaced. SPECIFICATIONS
3 every 60 sec 3 beeps every second
Gas Detected: Carbon monoxide
Detection Principle: Electro-chemical cell
WARNING: DO NOT DISPOSE OF IN FIRE.
Alarm Indication: Audible and visual alarm
Alarm Levels: 70ppm Between 60 and 240 minutes
150ppm Between 10 and 50 minutes
For technical or sales inquiries, or to obtain a replacement alarm,
400ppm Between 4 and 15 minutes
please call the service department at (847) 955-4016.
Operating Temperature: 40°F to +100°F
Humidity Range: 15 to 95% RH
Warm-up time after
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initial switch on: Instantaneous
405 Barclay Boulevard
Dimensions: 4.33” x 2.99” x 1.33”
Lincolnshire, Illinois 60096
Weight: 4.93 oz
1998M0670 Rev 3