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User manual Universal Security Instruments, model MCND401CN

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Evacuate everyone from the building. Actuation of your CO Alarm indicates the presence of carbon monoxide (CO), which can kill you. In other words, when your CO Alarm sounds, you must not ignore it! Some individuals are more sensitive to CO than others, including people with cardiac or respiratory problems, infants, unborn babies, pregnant mothers or elderly people can be more quickly and severely affected by CO. Members of sensitive populations should consult their doctors for advice on taking additional precautions. Page 6 IF THE CO ALARM SOUNDS: 1. Operate SILENCE button; 2. Call your emergency services, fire department or 911. Write down the number of your local emergency service here: 3. Immediately move to fresh air - outdoors or by an open door/window. Do a head count to check that all persons are accounted for. Do not reenter the premises nor move away from the open door/window until the emergency services responders have arrived, the premises have been aired out and your alarm remains in its normal condition. 4. After following steps 1-3, if your alarm reactivates within a 24 hour period, repeat steps 1-3 and call a qualified appliance technician to investigate for sources of CO from fuel-burning equipment and appliances and inspect for proper operation of this equipment. If problems are identified during this inspection, have the equipment serviced immediately. Note any combustion equipment not inspected by the technician and consult the manufacturers' instructions or contact the manufacturer(s) directly for more information about CO safety and this equipment. Make sure that motor vehicles are not, and have not been, operating in an attached garage or adjacent to the residence. Write down the number of your local emergency service here: WHAT TO DO IF NATURAL GAS IS DETECTED: If you hear the alarm horn sound 1 beep per second, gas has been detected. Evacuate everyone from the building. 1. Leave the house immediately, opening doors and windows as you leave. 2. Do not use your telephone or appliances. Do not turn any light switches off or on. Any spark or flame could ignite the gas. 3. Call 911 and your gas company from a phone that is away from your home. 4. Do not reenter the area until the source of the leak is found and corrected. If the unit alarms and you are not testing the unit, it is warning you of a potentially dangerous situation which requires your immediate attention. NEVER ignore any alarm. Ignoring the alarm may result in injury or death. USING THE SILENCE FEATURE NEVER disconnect the power to your alarm to silence the horn - use the Silence feature. Disconnecting the alarm removes your protection! • The Silence feature is intended to temporarily silence the horn while you identify and correct the problem. • To use the Silence feature, press and release the SILENCE button until the horn is silent. • If the SILENCE button is pressed while the alarm is in the silence mode, the alarm will start sounding again. WHEN THE CO ALARM SIGNAL IS SILENCED: The CO alarm will remain silent for up to 4 minutes (with the red LED blinking on approx. every 10 seconds, until reset) and then return to normal operation. It will continue to monitor the air for CO. Ventilate area. After up to 4 minutes, depending on the level of CO detected, if CO levels remain potentially dangerous, the horn will start sounding again. WHEN THE GAS ALARM SIGNAL IS SILENCED: The alarm will remain silent for approximately 20 seconds (with the blue LED blinking on approx. every 10 seconds, until reset) and then return to normal operation. Ventilate area. If the gas has not cleared within the silence period, the unit will go back into alarm. IMPORTANT! The Silence feature is intended to temporarily silence the alarm horn. It will not correct a CO or Gas problem. Page 7 WEEKLY TESTING • NEVER use an open flame of any kind to test this unit. You might accidentally damage or set fire to the alarm or to your home. The built-in test switch accurately tests the unit's operation as required by CSA 6.19-01 Standard. NEVER use vehicle exhaust! Exhaust may cause permanent damage and voids your warranty. • DO NOT stand close to the alarm when the horn is sounding. Exposure at close range may be harmful to your hearing. When testing, step away when the horn starts sounding. It is important to test this alarm every week to make sure it is working properly. USING THE TEST FEATURE: Press and release the TEST button on the alarm cover. During testing, you will hear: 1 beep, one second pause, while the blue LED flashes. Then you will hear a loud, repeating horn pattern: 4 beeps, pause, 4 beeps, pause, while the red LED flashes. If the alarm does not sound properly: 1. Make sure the AC power is applied and the battery is fresh and installed correctly. 2. Test the alarm again. If the alarm is still not working properly, replace it immediately. USING THE PEAK CO MEMORY (Digital Display Models Only): The CO Memory featu...

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