Unbranded White smoke alarm review
Don't Buy this smoke alarm – it failed to detect smoke in all eight of our fire tests
When set the task of detecting smoke from fires fuelled by wood, plastics, cotton and solvents, this unbranded and unreliable product failed to sound in all of our fire tests.
It’s one of the most unresponsive and potentially dangerous alarms we’ve seen and in our tests, we found it unable to reliably detect smoke and that’s why we’ve made it a Don’t Buy.
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This dangerous smoke alarm failed all eight of our smoke detection tests when we tested it back in 2018 and that’s why we’re warning you about it and why we’ve made it a Don’t Buy. It’s not from a recognisable brand - we bought it from eBay but it’s also available on other online marketplaces. It’s made in China and you’ll see the model number JTY-GD-SA1201W and an image of a burning house on the box. On test, it’s among the most worrying products we’ve ever tested – it simply can’t detect smoke. So, your best course of action is to avoid this unsafe smoke alarm.
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