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PDF Content Summary: 10-year Smoke/CO Combina1on Alarm User Guide Sealed-in ba2ery that lasts the life of the alarm WFPCO 0843 16
EN50291-1:2010 0843-CPR-0268 EN14604:2005
Contents 1. Introduc1on 2. Smoke Alarm Best Prac1se 3. Important Smoke Alarm Informa1on 4. Carbon Monoxide Alarm Best Prac1se 5. What to do if your Carbon Monoxide Alarm Sounds 6. What is Carbon Monoxide? 7. Important Carbon Monoxide Safety Informa1on 8. Recommended loca1ons for this alarm 9. Where not to install this alarm 10. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 11. Ac1va1ng the alarm 12. Key features of your alarm 13. Opera1ng your Alarm 14. Troubleshoo1ng Table 15. Product Specifica1on 16. Permanently Disable Alarm / Discharge Ba2ery 17. Maintenance of your alarm 18. Service and Warranty 19. Useful Contacts 1 1. INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing the Kidde Combina1on Photoelectric Smoke and Carbon Monoxide alarm with a 10-year sealed-in ba2ery. Please take a few minutes to thoroughly read this user guide which should be saved for future reference. Teach children how to respond to the alarms, and ensure that they don’t ever play with this unit. IMPORTANT: Addi1onal markings on back of the unit. Your alarm was designed to detect both smoke and carbon monoxide from any source of combus1on in a residen1al environment. It is not tested for use in a caravan or boat. This apparatus is NOT a subs1tute for maintenance of fuel burning appliances and ven1ng /exhaust systems. If you have any ques1ons about the opera1on or installa1on of your alarm, please call our Freephone Consumer Hotline on 0800 917 0722- between 9am - 5pm Mon - Fri. This apparatus is to be installed by a competent person. 2 2. SMOKE ALARM BEST PRACTISE A smoke alarm pa2ern is 3 long beeps, repeated every 1.5 seconds. At all 1mes and before installing your smoke alarm you must; • Have an escape plan with alternate exits • Train your family in this escape plan and prac1se it regularly • Ensure your family know what the alarm sounds like If the alarm sounds, check for fires first of all, and if one is discovered then; • DO Alert small children • DO Exit the home according to your escape plan • DO Crawl if the smoke is dense, using a damp cloth to breathe through • DO Call the fire brigade from a neighbour’s home • DO Ensure that everyone is awake, and assistance is given to those who require it • DON’T stop to dress or retrieve valuables • DON’T open doors that are warm, or through which smoke is seeping NOTE – Situa1ons where a smoke alarm might not be effec1ve; • Smoking in bed • Leaving children una2ended • Cleaning with flammable liquids resul1ng in explosive vapour. 3 3. IMPORTANT SMOKE ALARM INFORMATION • Before temporarily silencing the alarm with the Hush bu2on, iden1fy the source of the smoke. • Smoke alarms need to be tested regularly • Smoke alarms cannot provide an alarm if smoke cannot reach them • Fires in chimneys, walls, roofs, different levels or behind closed doors might not be detected • For the physically or mentally impaired, or very young, escape may be difficult and so alterna1ve escape strategies should be adopted • The smoke alarm may not wake heavy sleepers or those impaired by the use of drugs or alcohol. In this case an alarm should be fi2ed in each sleeping area • Smoke alarms can save lives, but they are not an alterna1ve for an adequate insurance policy to protect lives and property Leading authori/es recommend that both ionisa/on and photoelectric smoke alarms be installed to help insure maximum detec/on of the various types of fires that can occur within the home. Ionisa/on sensing alarms may detect invisible fire par/cles (associated with fast flaming fires) sooner than photoelectric alarms. Photoelectric sensing alarms may detect visible fire par/cles (associated with slow smoldering fires) sooner than ionisa/on alarms. 4 4. CARBON MONOXIDE (CO) ALARM BEST PRACTISE A CO alarm pa2ern is 4 quick beeps, repeated every 5 seconds. ! WARNING: Carbon monoxide alarm ac1va1on indicates the presence of CO at high concentra1ons which can kill you. NOTE: If you recognise any of the symptoms on page 8 consult your Doctor immediately. NOTE: Young children, elderly and pets are more suscep/ble to the dangers of CO. NOTE: This alarm is designed to detect CO gas. It is not designed to detect other gases such as natural gas. NOTE: This alarm is intended for use in ordinary family homes. It is not designed to measure compliance with occupa/onal safety and the HSE. NOTE: Individuals with certain specific medical condi/ons may need an alarm that operates below 30ppm. If this applies consult your Doctor. IMPORTANT: Ensure that all family members are familiar with the symptoms of CO poisoning and how your alarm works. 5 5. WHAT TO DO IF YOUR CO ALARM SOUNDS Carbon Monoxide Alarm Procedure WARNING! When this alarm sounds it indicates the presence of CO which can kill you. Based on ! recommenda/ons from EN 50292, follow these steps if alarm sounds (4 loud audible pulses followed by a pausefor 5 seconds): 1) Keep calm and open all doors and windows. Turn off all fuel-burning appliances if possible. Note: it is possible that outdoor condi/ons could influence domes/c CO alarms (bad traffic pollu/on in cold weather, for example). In these circumstances, the level of indoor CO might actually increase when doors and windows are opened. 2) If the alarm con/nues to sound, even a!er being reset (where appropriate), then evacuate the premises, aler/ng other occupants to the risk. Leave doors and windows open. Do not re-enter the premises. 3) Get medical help for anyone suffering the effects of CO poisoning, and advise that CO inhala/on is suspected. 4) Call Gas Emergency Services: 0800 111 999, or your local Gas Safe Registered Engineer: Engineer. PHONE NUMBER: Never restart the source of a CO problem un/l it has been corrected. Never ignore the sound of the alarm! Pressing the test/reset bu0on will silence the alarm. If the CO condi/on that caused the alert con/nues, the alarm will reac/vate. If the unit alarms again within six minutes, it is sensing high levels of CO which can quickly become a dangerous situa/on. 6 6. WHAT IS CARBON MONOXIDE? Carbon monoxide (CO) is a highly poisonous gas with no taste, colour or smell.
Poten1al Sources of CO • Wood-burning stoves • Gas boilers and fires • Gas Hobs • Oil and coal burning appliances • Portable gas heaters • Blocked flues and chimneys • Fumes from integral garages • Barbecues • High concentra1ons of tobacco smoke This CO alarm is not a subs1tute for the correct maintenance of your appliances. Carbon monoxide can be produced from poorly burning appliances or from blocked flues and chimneys. If your alarm has sounded and you have ven1lated the room the CO may have dispersed before help arrives. It is crucial that the source of CO is determined and appropriate maintenance carried out.
Carbon monoxide is a cumula1ve poison. This alarm is 1me-weighted – the higher the level of CO, the sooner it will alarm. NOTE: The apparatus may respond to brief exhaust gas emissions, for example during the ini/al start-up of an appliance. Also, hydrogen acts as an interferent and can arise from some ba0ery charging ac/vi/es and the curing of concrete or cement under certain circumstances. Vola/le Organic Compounds (VOCs), e.g. alcohols, which may eventually ac/vate the alarm, can be generated from use of damp-proofing materials or other coa/ngs containing alkylalkoxysilanes.7 7. IMPORTANT CARBON MONOXIDE SAFETY INFORMATION The table below shows the response 1mes at which your CO alarm will sound; (Alarm levels as defined by EN50291-1:2010) Parts per Million (PPM) of CO Time un1l Alarm 50 60 – 90 minutes 100 10 – 40 minutes 300 Must alarm in less than 3 minutes CO Advice and Informa1on The table below shows the effects of different levels of CO poisoning on the body; Parts per Million (PPM) Effects on Adults 100 Slight headache, nausea, fa1gue (flu-like symptoms) 200 Dizziness and headache within 2 – 3 hours 400 Nausea, frontal headache, drowsiness, confusion and rapid heart rate. Risk to life a#er over 3 hours of exposure 800 Severe headaches, convulsions, vital organ failures. Death possible within 2 – 3 hours ! Warning: The device cannot prevent against the chronic effects of exposure to carbon monoxide or protect individuals who are at specific risk. 8 8. RECOMMENDED LOCATIONS FOR THIS ALARM • Locate in each sleeping area / bedroom, par1cularly if the room has a fuel burning appli ance. Locate 1 to 3 metresfrom the appliance. • If installing in the kitchen, locate 1 to 3 metres away from direct cooking areas. • CO alarms in rooms with sloped ceilings should be located on the high side of the room. • If there is a par11on in the room, locate the alarm on the same side of the par11on as the poten1al source. 12 30.5 6 15 6 15 6 15 9 9. WHERE NOT TO INSTALL THIS ALARM • Within 1 metres of cooking appliances or other fuel burning appliances. • Areas of extreme temperature (below 0°C and above 40°C) • Do not install where the ven/la/on openings in the unit could be impeded by items such as newspapers, table-cloths, curtains, etc. • Dusty, dirty, greasy, or insect infested areas such as garages or workshops. • Humid areas (greater than 90% RH) • Avoid loca/ng next to draughts, such as doors, windows, extractor fans, air vents or other similar ven/la/on openings. • Within 1 metre of a fluorescent light • Bathrooms (or within 1 metre of the bathroom, or sinks) • This alarm is intended for domes/c use only – it is not tested for leisure boats, camper vans or caravans. It is not suitable for large passenger boats. CAUTION: This alarm will only indicate the presence of carbon monoxide at the ! sensor. Carbon monoxide may be present in other areas. WARNING: This product is intended for use in ordinary indoor loca1ons of family living ! units. It is not designed to measure compliance with commercial or industrial standards. 10 10. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS A2aching And Ac1va1ng The Alarm To obtain aesthetic alignment of the alarm with the hallway or wall,
A A When mounting in a hallway, the “A” line should be parallel with the hallway. the “A” line on the mounting bracket should be parallel with the hallway when ceiling mounting or horizontal when wall mounting.
11 IMAGE 3 A AIMAGE 4 Remove IMAGE 5 Alignment Marks (”A” Line) on Mounting Bracket When wall mounting, the “A” line should be horizontal. Install After selecting the proper smoke alarm location as described in Section 8, attach the mounting bracket to the ceiling as shown in Image 3 For wall mounting see Image 4. Place the mounting plate on the wall; be sure the “A” line is horizontal (parallel to the floor). Use the screws and anchors provided to secure the mounting bracket. Use a 5mm drill bit for anchors if mounting in plasterboard or similar surface. Anchors are not required for mounting on hard surfaces such as wood.
11. ACTIVATING THE ALARM This alarm is automa1cally ac1vated when it is a2ached to the moun1ng plate for the first 1me. Once ac1vated, the ba2ery will power the alarm for its 10-year life under normal condi1ons. Align the alarm with the moun1ng bracket and rotate clockwise approximately 45 degrees un1l the unit stops rota1ng and clicks into place. If the unit needs to be re-aligned rotate the alarm an1-clockwise, remove and rotate to the desired alignment. NOTE: This alarm will mount to the plate in 3 posi1ons (every 120 degrees). The alarm briefly chirps to indicate that power has been received. The unit will remain on un1l it is disabled by the user or at the end of the alarm’s life. The alarm is now ac1vated! Now test the alarm as described in this user guide. 12 12. KEY FEATURES OF YOUR ALARM This is a combina1on alarm, and is designed to detect dangerous levels of smoke and carbon monoxide. This alarm gives an audible (85 decibel alarm) warning as well as visual LED no1fica1on when dangerous levels of either smoke or CO are detected, but where both are detected simultaneously, priority is given to the smoke warning. This alarm has an end-of-life signal, designed to alert you when the alarm sensor is no longer opera1onal (a#er 10-years). This alarm has a ‘Hush’ feature which allows nuisance alarms to be temporarily silenced. 13 13. OPERATING YOUR ALARM Feature Audible LED Comment Smoke alarming 3 repeated long beeps 3 flashes, synchronised with audible alarm Follow appropriate emergency procedures CO alarming 4 repeated shorter beeps 4 flashes, synchronised with audible alarm
Test mode 3 long beeps repeated twice, followed by 4 short beeps repeated twice Flashes synchronised with audible beeps
Low Battery Chirp every 60 seconds Flashes every 30 seconds Remove alarm, discharge, dispose of unit, replace with new alarm. (sealed-in battery cannot be replaced) Smoke Hush None Flashes every 10 seconds Lasts for up to 10 minutes Cancel Hush mode NA NA Within the 10 minutes, the user can cancel Hush by re-pressing Hush button Normal operation None Flashes every 10 minutes For 10 minutes after initial power-up, the LED flashes every 60 seconds, followed by the flash every 10 minutes.
Fault Mode Chirp every 30 secs Fault code (2 - 12 flashes every 30 seconds) Call consumer hotline; UK (0800 917 0722) Ireland (1 800 818 601)
End of Life* 2 chirps every 30 seconds 2 flashes every 30 seconds Remove, discharge unit, dispose, replace with new alarm. Use End of Life hush feature temporarily. * End of Life hush feature – Silences End of Life chirps for 3 days. Can be used 10 /mes within 30 days. 14 14. TROUBLESHOOTING Feature Audible LED Required Action
Low Battery Chirp every 60 seconds Flashes every 30 seconds Alarm needs to be replaced
Alarm Fault Chirp every 30 secs Fault code (2-12 flashes every 30 seconds) Call consumer hotline; UK (0800 917 0722) Ireland (1 800 818 601)
End of Life 2 chirps every 30 seconds 2 flashes every 30 seconds Discharge and replace unit.
15 15. PRODUCT SPECIFICATION Power Sealed lithium ba2ery Sensors Smoke - Op1cal CO - Electrochemical
Opera1ng Temperature Range 0 °C to 40 °C
Humidity Opera1ng Range Up to 90%RH (non-condensing)
Storage and Transport Condi1ons -20°C to +65°C, 5-95%RH (non-condensing)
Alarm Sound 85dB @ 3m a#er 1 min. , 82dB a#er 4 min. Dimensions Diameter 5.25"(133.3mm) , Height 1.6"(40.3mm) Weight Weight: 0.173 kg NOTE: Constant exposures to extreme temperatures and humidi1es may affect ba2ery life. 16 10. PERMANENTLY DISABLE ALARM / DISCHARGE BATTERY ! WARNING! • Discharging the ba2ery is permanent. Once the alarm has been deac1vated, it cannot be reac1vated! • Once discharged, the alarm will NO LONGER DETECT SMOKE or CO. • Once the alarm is discharged the ba2ery will be depleted and the alarm will no longer func1on. • Once the alarm has been discharged, it cannot be mounted onto the moun1ng plate or reac1vated. WARNING! ! Failure to discharge alarm as instructed prior to disposal may create poten1al for lithium ba2ery related fire or hazard. To Permanently Disable Alarm / Discharge Ba2ery: • Push in the dashed area with a screwdriver to completely break tab. • A$er the tab is broken, use the screwdriver to break through the label and turn the slo2ed arrow counter clockwise to the “PERMANENTLY DISABLE and DISCHARGE alarm” loca1on. This will disable the alarm, stop the low ba2ery or end of unit life "chirps" and render the alarm safe for disposal by draining the ba2ery. 17 17. MAINTENANCE OF YOUR ALARM To keep your alarm in good working order: • Test every week by pushing the Test/Reset bu2on. The unit will emit 3 long beeps repeated twice (simulated smoke alarm), followed by 4 short beeps repeated twice (simulated CO alarm). NOTE: due to the loudness of the sounder, stand at arm's length when tes1ng. • NOTE: do not use naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, to test your apparatus. • At least once a year remove the alarm and use a vacuum cleaner to suck out any dust. Wipe the outside of the alarm with a damp cloth. When you replace the alarm remember to test it. • Keep away from solvents or detergents • Avoid spraying air-freshener, hair-spray near the alarm • Do not paint the alarm. If decora1ng or using adhesives close to the alarm, remove it temporarily • Keep away nappy buckets • Storage and Transport Condi1ons: -20° C to +60° C, 5-95%RH (non-condensing) The following substances can affect the sensor and cause false alarms: Methane, Propane, Iso-butane, Iso-propanol, Ethylene, Benzene, Toluene, Ethyl acetate, Hydrogen Sulphide, Hydrogen, Sulphur Dioxide, alcohol based products, paints, thinners, solvents, adhesives, hair-sprays, a#ershaves or perfumes and some cleaning agents. NOTE: there could be other compounds occurring within a par1cular household which could cause similar effects. ! Warning: Do not tamper with the apparatus, as there is a risk of electric shock or malfunc1on.18 18. SERVICE AND WARRANTY If a$er reviewing this user guide you feel that your alarm is defec1ve in any way, do not tamper with it. Return forservicing to:Kidde Safety Europe Ltd, Ash House, Li2leton Road, Ashford, TW15 1TZ, UK 0800-917-0722 (See below for in-warranty returns) LIMITED WARRANTY Kidde Safety warrantsto the original purchaser that the enclosed alarm will be free from defectsin material and workmanship or design under normal use and service for a period of 10 (Ten) yearsfrom the date of purchase. The obliga1on of Kidde Safety Europe Limited under this warranty islimited to repairing or replacing the alarm or any part which we find to be defec1ve in material, workmanship or design, free of charge to the customer, upon sending the smoke alarm with proof of date of purchase, postage and return postage prepaid, to Warranty Service Department, Kidde Safety Europe Ltd, Ash House, Li2leton Road, Ashford, TW15 1TZ, UK This warranty shall not apply to the alarm if it has been damaged, modified, abused or altered a$er the date of purchase or if it failsto operate due to improper maintenance. THE LIABILITY OF KSE LTD OR ANY OF ITS PARENT OR SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS ARISING FROM THE SALE OF THIS ALARM OR UNDER THE TERMS OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL NOT IN ANY CASE EXCEED THE COST OF REPLACEMENT OF ALARM AND, IN NO CASE, SHALL KSE LTD OR ANY OF ITS PARENT OR SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGES RESULTING SMOKE ALARM OR FOR BREACH OF THIS OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, EVEN IF THE LOSS OR DAMAGE IS CAUSED BY THE COMPANY’S NEGLIGENCE OR FAULT. This warranty does not affect yourstatutory rights. 19 19. USEFUL CONTACT INFORMATION Kidde Helpline (UK) 0800 917 0722 / (Ireland) 1 800 818 601 For CO Emergencies Gas Emergency Services 0800 111 999 HETAS (Solid Fuel Emergency) 0845 634 5626 O#ec (oil) 0845 658 5080 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Waste electrical products should not be disposed of with household waste. Please recycle where facili1es exist. Check with Local Authority or retailer for recycling advice 20 Construc/on Product: Smoke alarms. Intended use: Fire safetyEssential characteristics EN14604:2005 Clause Performance
Nominal activation conditions/Sensitivity. Response delay (response time) and Performance under fire condition Operational reliability 4.12, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.15, 5.17, 5.18, 5.20 PASS 4.1, 4.2, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 4.10,
Tolerance to supply voltage Durability of operational reliability and response delay, temperature resistance Durability of operational reliability, vibration resistance Durability of operational reliability, humidity resistance Durability of operational reliability, corrosion resistance Durability of operational reliability, electrical stability 4.15, 4.16, 4.17, 4.19, 5.11 5.16, 5.22, 5.23, 5.24 5.21 5.6, 5.7, 5.8 5.12, 5.13 5.9 5.10 5.14 PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS
Accomodation Vehicles (LAVs) Annex L NPD 21
QUESTIONS OR FOR MORE INFORMATION Call our Consumer Hotline at 0800 917 0722 or contact us at our website at kiddesafetyeurope.co.uk Kidde Safety Europe Ltd Ash House, Li2leton Road, Ashford, TW15 1TZ, UK Made in China P/N: 2534-7222-01 22
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