Nicole's Law: MGL c.148, s.26F 1/2
Requires carbon monoxide detectors in most homes. The law is named for 7-year-old Nicole Garofalo, who died in January 2005 when a heating vent in her house was blocked by snow drifts, allowing carbon monoxide to accumulate in the home.
527 CMR 1, § 13.7 Massachusetts comprehensive fire safety code: Carbon monoxide protection systems
Carbon monoxide safety, Mass. Dept. of Fire Services
Explains the requirements of the carbon monoxide detector law (Nicole's Law) and regulations. Links to everything you need to know about the law.
Consumer's guide to Massachusetts requirements for carbon monoxide alarms, Mass. Dept. of Fire Services, 2015.
Brochure outlines the requirements of the law, including the type of alarms required and where to place them.
Guide to Massachusetts smoke & carbon monoxide requirements when selling a 1 or 2 family residence, Mass. Dept. of Fire Services, 2016.
Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, Mass. Dept. of Fire Services.
Learn what kind you need to have and where they should be placed in your homes.
Handling Residential Real Estate Transactions in Massachusetts, MCLE loose-leaf, chapter 4.2
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