Domestic alarms

Domestic Alarms

With its impressive Smoke & Heat Tunnel capabilities, BSI can offer full compliance testing for CE and Kitemark schemes against the required standards for smoke and heat detectors. This can be further complemented with full compliance testing under LVD and ATEX Directives.

BSI Kitemark certification schemes for these products will automatically qualify against CE marking compliance. 

Smoke Alarms

ISO 12239
Smoke alarms using scattered light, transmitted light or ionization
BS EN 14604:2005
Smoke alarms devices
BS 5446-3:2003
Specification for smoke alarms kits for deaf and hard of hearing people

Heat Alarms

BS 5446-2:2003
Fire detection and alarm devices for dwellings. Specification for heat alarms

Carbon monoxide (CO) Alarms

BS EN 50291-1:2010
Electrical apparatus for the detection of carbon monoxide in domestic premises
BS EN 50291-2:2010
Electrical apparatus for continuous operation in a fixed installation in recreational vehicles

Domestic combination alarms

Domestic alarms can incorporate three or four types of sensor, such as heat, smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) within the one alarm unit. Like single sensor alarms, they have a test button, and can be mains or battery powered.

BSI can offer:

For combination alarms, cross reference combined testing can be undertaken to some of the standards. This can be further complimented with full compliance testing under the LVD Directive for mains operation.

BSI Kitemark certification schemes for these products will automatically qualify against CE marking compliance.

 

Domestic combustible alarms

Combustible gas alarms warn of the presence of gas. This type of alarm samples air every two minutes and provides an immediate alert to leaks of natural gas, propane or butane.

Many of these alarms are able to operate external devices such as gas shut-off valves which greatly reduce the danger of explosion.

BSI can offer:

BSI can offer full compliance testing for CE marking against required standards for combustible alarms.  BSI Kitemark certification schemes for these products will automatically qualify against CE marking compliance.

BS EN 50194-1 and 2:2009
Electrical apparatus for the detection of combustible gases in domestic premises or recreational vehicles