Who is affected?

The new regulations can be found in the Government publication 'Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendment) Regulations 2022'

The regulations cover premises:-

• Privately rented property

• Social housing

• New build properties

What has changed?

The new law states that:-

  • One smoke alarm is equipped on each storey of the property where there is a room used as living accommodation
  • A carbon monoxide alarm is equipped in any room used as living accommodation which contains a fixed combustion appliance (excluding gas cookers)
  • All smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are repaired and replaced once informed and found that they are faulty

Which alarms are compliant?

  • All alarms must be tested and certified to British Standard 5839-6.
  • If using battery powered alarms, they must be 'sealed for life' batteries

LINKD Alarms | 100% Compliant

At LINKD Alarms, all our alarms are fully compliant with the new October 2022 regulations. All our alarms are:-

  • Tested and Certified to BS 5446-2:2003, BS EN14604:2005 & British Kitemark EN 50291-1
  • Sealed & Tamper-proof 10 year battery
  • Purchase with confidence that your properties are in compliance with the law and insurance policies

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