CO₂BUDDY - Portable CO₂ Alarm

Applications: Beverage, Hospitality, Bars, Pubs, Breweries, Stadiums, Shopping Malls, Laboratories, Medical
What is it: Carbon Dioxide (CO₂) alarm unit
Single / Multi-Gas Detector:Single
What it measures:Carbon Dioxide (CO₂ )
Why you should buy: Instantly alerts user to dangerous levels of carbon dioxide (CO₂)
Portable / Fixed:Portable

This portable, super lightweight personal carbon dioxide (CO₂) gas alarm has been specifically designed for employees who work in enclosed areas, or those who visit various sites, where carbon dioxide (CO₂) buildup can cause serious harm to health.

The carbon dioxide (CO₂) alarm clips to a shirt pocket, lanyard, or belt without drag

Your CO2BUDDY can be easily charged by a supplied micro USB cable, with a battery life of a minimum of 12 hours on a single charge.

Suitable for gas delivery drivers, or those who visit different sites across multiple locations across the beverage and hospitality industry including pubs, bars, restaurants, stadiums, shopping malls and breweries, and laboratories, medical facilities or those involved in cryogenic process monitoring. 

From initial power-up, you must allow a two-hour charge and perform a quick fresh air calibration. Your CO2BUDDY is then ready to protect you!

Service Packs

We offer three unique service packages to accompany your CO2BUDDY:

Gold Service:Refurbished unit
Silver Service:
Replacement of the battery & new outer casing
Bronze Service:
Replacement of the battery & clean down of the unit

Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

How it works

Designed to alert the user and people in the area to dangerous carbon dioxide (CO₂) leaks, the CO2BUDDY features high visibility LED’s, a loud alarm and powerful vibration motor.

Very simple to operate, the user can select pre-configured alarm set points which all feature a TWA (Time Weighted Average) alarm, continuously monitoring the environment over an 8-hour period.

What can it prevent?

The CO2BUDDY can keep you safe from dangerous levels of carbon dioxide (CO₂) by instantly alerting you when the levels reach a certain limit (user specified).

Up to date with Regulations

Available worldwide, the CO2BUDDY has multiple pre-configured alarm set-points to comply with the most common safety regulations and jurisdictional requirements, which can be different by country, region, state and municipality. 

The CO2BUDDY pre-configured alarm set points meet safety standards across the globe including Europe’s EH40 legislation, OSHA and NIOSH TWA requirements in the United States.

Let us take care of you, so you can take care of them.

Saving lives and rapid crisis response is at the heart of what we do. We design our systems in a way which enables you to focus on the job at hand, delivering the best possible care for your patients.

"The new smaller CO2BUDDY is really good to wear either on a lanyard or belt. It performs well and is accurate. The lack of the complicated calibration with gas bottles etc is a huge improvement" Darren from Palmers Brewery

With pressures on supermarkets and warehousing at an all time high, it's now more important than ever to ensure that carbon dioxide (CO2) delivery or delivery of refrigerated food can reach its destination on time, securing the essential supply chain for the nation. 

Carbon dioxide (CO2), or R744 as it's known in the refrigeration industry, can be extremely harmful if levels breach 1.5%. EH40 and OSHA regulations state you cannot be exposed to 1.5% of carbon dioxide (CO₂ ) for more than just 15 minutes. 

We are the experts in carbon dioxide (CO2) detection and have almost 40 years of keeping people safe under our belt. With the CO2BUDDY on your belt, you can rest assured that you are safe while you perform the critical work of providing essential goods. 

PLEASE NOTE: THE TEMPERATURE RANGE OF THE CO2BUDDY IS 0-40°C (32 to 104°F).

Part Numbers 

4000-0244-0001CO2BUDDY Unit
7000-0244-0003: Bronze Package
7000-0244-0002: Silver Package
7000-0244-0001: Gold Package


This extremely lightweight personal safety alarm clips to a shirt pocket, lanyard, or belt without drag. Designed to alert the user and people in the area to dangerous carbon dioxide leaks, the CO2BUDDY features high visibility LED’s, a loud alarm and powerful vibration motor. 

Key features:

  • Extremely lightweight: max weight 70g
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Long Battery Life (minimum of 12 hours from a single charge)
  • User-friendly: Single-button operation
  • Most common alarm set points pre-configured
  • Fresh air calibration
  • Alarm indicators: Audible, visible, and vibration
  • IP54
  • Maximum relative humidity - 95% RH (Non-condensing)
  • Temperature - 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)

CO2BUDDY contents

  • CO2BUDDY
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Lanyard
Specifications Value
Display LCD
Range 0 to 5% CO₂ 
Power Minimum of 48 hours of operation with low battery warning
Charging 2 hours at 5V, 300mA
Max dimensions 75mm x 63mm x 34mm
Max Weight 70g
Environmental IP Rating IP54, Maximum relative humidity - 95%RH (Non-condensing)
Temperature 0 to 40°C, 32 to 104°F
Mounting Pocket, belt or lanyard 
Approvals CE, FCC 
Alarm indicators Audible, Red Strobe, Vibration

 

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