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Plug-In Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Battery Backup

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First Alert Carbon Monoxide Alarm CO605

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Plug-In Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Battery Backup

Plug-in carbon monoxide alarm with battery backup easily plugs into any standard outlet with no additional mounting necessary. Battery backup ensures alarm works even during power outages. Mute button silences any nuisance alarms. Single button also tests alarm functions. Carbon monoxide alarm utilizes electrochemical sensor for increased accuracy. 7-year limited warranty. CO alarm meets UL standards.

This carbon monoxide alarm is for you if:
You want the convenience of simply plugging in your alarm, but also want the added protection of battery backup in case of power outage.

Where To Place Carbon Monoxide Alarms: One on every level of the home and one in each sleeping area.
First Alert Carbon Monoxide Alarm CO605

Plug-In Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Battery Backup Features:

  • Plug & protect, alarm plugs into any standard 120v ac outlet with no additional mounting.
  • Mute button, mutes unnecessary alarms, also tests alarm function with same button.
  • EZ access battery door, front-open compartment allows easy battery change without dismounting alarm.
  • Low battery signal mute, quiets low battery signal for up to 8 hours.
  • Electrochemical sensor, most accurate technology available for detecting carbon monoxide* *compared to other common sensing technologies.
  • End of life timer, alarm chirps when it is time to replace it.
  • 1 9v battery included.
  • Loud 85db alarm.
  • 7-year limited warranty, carbon monoxide alarms should be replaced every 5 years for maximum protection.
  • Meets UL2034 standard.
  • Emits T3 Pattern.
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Rating: 4.86915887850467/5Rating: 4.86915887850467/5Rating: 4.86915887850467/5Rating: 4.86915887850467/5Rating: 4.86915887850467/5 average customer rating based on 107 reviews

Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5 Great Product - 08/11/2014
Reviewer: Paula 
Great product... always reliable and easy to use

Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5 - 03/18/2014
Reviewer: Kim
I have owned many of these through the years and they work wonderfully. I am purchasing these as gifts for my real estate clients for their new homes.

Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5 As advertised - 02/17/2014
Reviewer: Kevin Lindeen
Good product that came quick.

Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5 Plug-In Carbon Monoxiede Alarm in Place - 02/12/2014
Reviewer: Sherrie Porterfield
The order of a plug-in Carbon Monoxide Alarm came promptly, and included everything needed - even batteries for backup. We plugged it into a standard electrical outlet, and now have in place the protection we were looking for.

Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5 - 01/30/2014
Reviewer: Rita Wonoski
This is my second first alert detector. I was pleased with the first one.

Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5 I feel safe - 01/23/2014
Reviewer: Robert Schleck
I can go to bed at nite and know iam protected and feel safe

Rating: 3/5Rating: 3/5Rating: 3/5Rating: 3/5Rating: 3/5 - 01/16/2014
Reviewer: Kevin Majeski
I was a little disappointed when trying to place my new detector. I didnt think the instructoins were very clear. It was difficult to find a plug near the floor away from air vents.

Rating: 1/5Rating: 1/5Rating: 1/5Rating: 1/5Rating: 1/5 Do not buy unless First Alert improves battery connector - 10/28/2013
Reviewer: Anonymous
I bought this alarm after my old one died. It has a 9 volt battery door located on the back of the unit. Problem is the battery would not stay connected! It would of just ignored the battery back up but it makes an annoying chirp every minute letting you know there is no battery! I contacted First Alert and they are sending me a CO615 and a return label so they can see how they can improve the unit. By the way customer service gets 5 stars. If you are looking for a new CO alarm dont buy this model unless first alert improves the battery connector. Buy the CO615 instead

Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5 Great Product - 06/12/2013
Reviewer: Karyl Fraley
Awesome product. Very impressed. Also the batteries were name brand. Thank you!

Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5Rating: 5/5 - 06/11/2013
Reviewer: Karen Ward
Easy to use.

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Q: Can I unplug the carbon monoxide alarm to silence or reset it, or do I need to leave it plugged in?

A: Do not unplug your alarm! A First Alert plug-in carbon monoxide alarm will only reset when it is receiving electricity. Press and hold the Test/Silence button for 5 seconds to quiet a plug-in alarm while ventilating. You may have to do this numerous times to give the alarm time to reset.


Q: Can I unplug the carbon monoxide alarm to silence or reset it, or do I need to leave it plugged in?

A: Do not unplug your alarm! A First Alert plug-in carbon monoxide alarm will only reset when it is receiving electricity. Press and hold the Test/Silence button for 5 seconds to quiet a plug-in alarm while ventilating. You may have to do this numerous times to give the alarm time to reset.


Q: How do I get my carbon monoxide alarm to stop chirping?

A: If your carbon monoxide alarm keeps chirping, the battery may be low or weak. On First Alert carbon monoxide detectors, check to see if the battery light is yellow or green. If the alarm is chirping and the light is yellow, it means the battery is low. The way to get a carbon monoxide alarm to stop chirping is to replace the battery.


Q: Should I leave my carbon monoxide (CO) alarm plugged in all year?

A: Leave your carbon monoxide alarm plugged in all year. Carbon monoxide gas problems can happen at any time. Remember, your furnace or space heaters aren't the only source of carbon monoxide. Gas ranges, water heaters, dryers, charcoal grills, or vehicles left running in an attached garage can all cause carbon monoxide gas problems.


Q: Where should I install carbon monoxide alarms? What is proper carbon monoxide alarm placement?

A: It is very important to install carbon monoxide alarms near or in each separate sleeping area. Many states now require that a carbon monoxide alarm is placed in each bedroom. For added protection, placement of an additional carbon monoxide alarm at least 15-20 feet away from the furnace or fuel burning heat sources is recommended. Also, install carbon monoxide alarms at least 10 feet from sources of humidity like bathrooms and showers. In two story houses, install one carbon monoxide alarm on each level of the home. If you have a basement, carbon monoxide alarm placement is recommended at the top of the basement stairs.


Q: Why is the green power light flashing on my First Alert plug-in carbon monoxide alarm?

A: With all First Alert plug-in carbon monoxide alarms, any time there is a power outage, brownout, surge or other problem with the power, the alarm goes through a power up cycle. The flashing on your plug-in carbon monoxide alarm should stop after 5 minutes, then the light will stay a steady green.


Q: Is there anywhere I shouldn't install carbon monoxide alarms?

A: Do not install carbon monoxide alarms in garages, kitchens, furnace rooms, or in any extremely dusty, dirty, humid, or greasy areas. Do not install alarms in direct sunlight, or areas subjected to temperature extremes. These include unconditioned crawl spaces, unfinished attics, un-insulated or poorly insulated ceilings, and porches. Carbon monoxide alarms should not be installed in outlets covered by curtains or other obstructions. Do not install in turbulent air-near ceiling fans, heat vents, air conditioners, fresh air returns, or open windows. Blowing air may prevent carbon monoxide from reaching the CO sensors.


Q: How many carbon monoxide alarms should I have in my home?

A: So how many carbon monoxide alarms should you have in your home? The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends that you should have a carbon monoxide alarm centrally located outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedroom. For added protection, you should have additional carbon monoxide alarms in each separate bedroom and on every level of your house, including the basement. Some states now require that you have a carbon monoxide alarm in each bedroom of the house. If you install only one carbon monoxide alarm in your home, place it near or in your bedroom.


Q: What is the proper way to do a carbon monoxide alarm test?

A: The following procedure is the proper way to do a carbon monoxide alarm test - Press and hold the Test Button on the front of the alarm until the alarm sounds. Be sure you hold the button down long enough; it can take up to 20 seconds for the alarm to respond to the test.


Q: Is it a false alarm when my carbon monoxide alarm sounds and there doesn't seem to be a problem?

A: A carbon monoxide alarm false alarm should not occur if your alarm is in working order. Remember, carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas. If your carbon monoxide alarm went off, it detected potentially harmful amounts of carbon monoxide. After the professionals have evaluated the situation, make sure no one has any symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Here are a few situations that may cause a carbon monoxide alarm "false alarm:"

  • The carbon monoxide alarm needs to be relocated. Carbon monoxide alarms should be located 15-20 feet away from all fossil fuel burning sources like furnaces and stoves. Alarms should be located 10 feet away from sources of humidity like showers.
  • Fossil fuel burning appliances may not be burning fuel completely. Check pilot lights/flames for blue color. Appearance of yellow or orange flames indicates incomplete combustion-a source of carbon monoxide.


Q: Will carbon monoxide alarms detect explosive gas leaks?

A: No, a single function carbon monoxide alarm reacts to carbon monoxide only. To detect explosive gas, you need an explosive gas detector. Different kinds of explosive gas can be detected and it is recommended that any home that utilizes natural or propane gas have at least one explosive gas leak detector.


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