The Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) requires CO alarms in motor homes made after September 1, 1993. RVIA requires CO alarms in all motorized recreational vehicles and in towable recreational vehicles that have a generator or are prepped for a generator. RVIA's membership includes approximately90% of all U.S. recreational vehicle manufacturers.
Note: Use of the term "CO Alarm" is preferred over "CO Detector", since the devices commonly available for residential and commercial uses in the protection of the public provide alarm based simulated human CO uptake, and as such do not give instantaneous read-outs of ambient CO concentration.
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